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Senior Family Lawyer (5+ PQE)

Realm Recruit
circa £40,000
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Practice area
Contract type
Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Legal executive, Solicitor
Private practice
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Job Details

Kinetic Law, a dynamic and growing law firm, is looking to take on a Senior Family Lawyer.

Working at the firm’s office in Blackburn you’ll deal with a variety of family law matters and be involved in growing the team through marketing and networking. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated family lawyer looking to take the next step in their career.  


Senior Family Lawyer - Blackburn 

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking Lancashire firm currently going through an ambitious phase of expansion 
  • In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with colleagues and handle a varied private family caseload 
  • You’ll also be actively involved in contributing to the firm’s business development and marketing strategy  
  • You’ll be expected to network within the local business community and with key referral sources in order to develop the firm’s profile 
  • Kinetic frequently promote from within and has great levels of staff retention 
  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Burnley, Wigan, Blackpool and Bolton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary (dependant on experience) 
  • Excellent training and support 
  • Career progression opportunities 
  • Bonus scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor, Legal Executive or Fee Earner with 5+ years PQE  
  • Will have experience of handling family law matters including divorces, children, meditation, financial matters, collaborative law and domestic violent 
  • May have some experience of wills and probate matters 
  • A confident communicator who delivers an excellent standard of client care 
  • Will enjoy networking and business development 
  • A good team player with a collaborative approach 


How to apply for this Senior Family Lawyer 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. 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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+44 (0) 3300 24 56 06
The Triangle
8 Cross Street
WA14 1EQ
United Kingdom
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