Family Solicitor (1-3 PQE)

Realm Recruit
Greater Manchester
Closing date
10 May 2021

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Practice area
1 year, 2 years, 3 years
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A newly established and friendly family law firm are looking to take on a family solicitor with between 1-3 years’ PQE. 


In this role, you will join a close-knit team and handle your own varied private family caseload including finances, divorces and private children matters.  


The firm are very flexible and offer their lawyers a very healthy work-life balance; they’re open to considering part-time hours and remote working for this position. They also offer good progression opportunities and an excellent commission structure. 


Family Solicitor – Ramsbottom  The company & role 


  • A specialist family law practice headed up by an experienced and award-winning lawyer 


  • The firm handle the full range of family work, including divorces, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, adoption, cohabitation agreements and fertility and parenting law matters 


    They combine the best of both worlds: a down-to-earth approach and good-quality work 


    Commutable from Ramsbottom, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Burnley 


 Added extras and benefits 


  • 25 days’ holiday 


    Remote working 


    Clear commission/bonus structure on top of salary based on billings 


The ideal candidate 


  • A Family Solicitor with 1-3 years’ PQE 


    Will have experience of autonomously running and assisting with a private family caseload 


    Will have good advocacy skills  


    May be interested in business development and marketing 


  • A personable individual who enjoys communicating with clients and providing them with a high level of service 


How to apply for this Family Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  


Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Paula on 03300 245 606 or email


Paula is a Principal Consultant here at Realm and a family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.  


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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 


Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 




At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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