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Private family solicitor - Bolton

Realm Recruit
£35,000 + DOE
Closing date
24 Jun 2021

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Practice area
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Russell & Russell, a highly respected regional firm with offices all over the Northwest are looking for a Private Family solicitor with 4-10 years’ PQE to join their Bolton office. 

Working as part of their busy family department you will run your own private paying caseload. In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package and have access to a plethora of training and development opportunities. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a friendly and supportive family team at a forward-thinking law firm. 

Private Family Solicitor – Bolton  The company & role   

    A pioneering regional firm with low staff turnover and 9 offices across the North West  

    With secretarial support, you will run your own family law caseload and undertake your own advocacy   

    Ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided  

    Russell and Russell are a close-knit and down-to-earth firm with an active calendar of social and charity events 

    Commutable from Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Manchester, Blackburn and Wigan  

 Added extras and benefits  

    Competitive salary  

    Pension scheme  

    Generous holiday allowance  

    Attendance bonus  

    Northern Rail discount scheme  

    Discounted legal services  

    Cycle2Work scheme  

The ideal candidate  

    You will be a Family Solicitor with 4-10 years’ PQE 

    You have the capability of undertaking a mix of Legal Aid & Private Family work in all areas 

    You have good organisational skills 

    You have excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential) 

    You have good communication skills 

    You have good IT skills 

    You have the ability to work well within a team 

    You have a friendly and professional manner 

How to apply for this Private 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.   

Know someone else who might be suitable?    If so, get in touch – if we find your referral a job, we’ll reward you with up to £500 in vouchers of your choice. Find out more here.  

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.  



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