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Family Solicitor (2-5 PQE) - Fixed Term Contract

Realm Recruit
£30,000 - £35,000
Closing date
18 Jun 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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A highly regarded firm are looking to take on a Family solicitor with 2-5 years’ PQE to join their Legal 500 recognised Family Department.  In this role you will handle a diverse public and private family caseload including working with high value clients.  

This is a fixed term 12-month role working under a Hall of Fame Legal 500 Partner, so this would be the perfect opportunity for someone who is returning to family law, someone returning from maternity leave or someone who wants to start building up a career in family law. 

Family Solicitor – Chester  The company & role 

    A Legal 500 Family Department 

    You will be part of a close-knit family team that undertakes a broad mix of work, including high-value divorce/ancillary relief, complex Children Act matters as well as matters with child abduction element 

    The firm is well established, based in the heart of the town and is a multi-service firm with over a century of experience of legal matters 

    Great public transportation links are available close to the offices 

    Commutable from Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales 

 Added extras and benefits 

    25 days annual leave 

    Life Assurance 

    Private healthcare  


The ideal candidate 

    A Family Solicitor with 2-5 years’ PQE 

    You must be able to commit to 12 months 

    You have experience of handling your own caseload of private family matters 

    You have experience of the following areas of family law: Divorce and separation, financial settlements and children matters 

    You have advocacy experience 

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 our 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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