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Family Solicitor (Castleford)

Realm Recruit
£33,000 - £36,000
Closing date
28 May 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years
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An award-winning family law firm are looking to take on a Family Solicitor with 2-3 years’ PQE.  

In this role you will handle a diverse public and private family caseload involving divorce, finance, private children matters and domestic abuse. 

The firm places an emphasis on support and progression so this is an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to improve their skillset, gain hands-on experience and further develop their career. 

Family Solicitor – Castleford  The company & role 

    A highly accredited Yorkshire law firm that has been awarded the national Law Society’s law management quality mark 

    You will join a friendly and supportive team with excellent billings and an incredibly low staff turnover 

     The firm highly supports self-development and interacts as one large support network and knowledge bank, to allow people to grow and ultimately succeed. 

    You will handle a diverse public and private family caseload involving divorce, finance, private children and domestic abuse 

    Commutable from Castleford, Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Barnsley and Doncaster 

 Added extras and benefits 

    Generous holiday entitlement ranging from 23-31 days (full-time, depending on the length of service with the firm) 

    Discounted bus travel 

    Paycare Health Cash Plan (employee contributions) 

    Payroll giving scheme for tax-free charitable donations 

    Professional membership/subscription support 

    Death in Service Life Assurance – 3 times salary 

    Interest-free loan for annual travel pass 

    Free conveyancing on your main residential property 

    A free will 

    Regular social events including summer BBQ and a Christmas party 

The ideal candidate 

    A Family Solicitor with 2-3 years’ PQE 

    Ideally you will have some legal aid knowledge 

    May have some advocacy experience 

    A confident and articulate communicator who enjoys networking and business development 

    Will enjoy working collaboratively 

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 Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email   

Lucy is a junior consultant at Realm and works mainly on paralegal, fee-earner and assistant roles. She works with a range of law firms within the personal injury and insurance sectors across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.  

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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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