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Family Solicitor (5+ PQE) - Relocation Opportunity

Realm Recruit
Manchester, Greater Manchester
circa £60,000 - £70,000
Closing date
9 Nov 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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Are you looking to improve your quality of life, ditch the commute and embrace an exciting new opportunity?   

A progressive and values-driven law firm in Douglas are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Family Solicitor to join them. 

You’ll join just a handful of law firms doing meaningful family work on the island, so there is an abundance of interesting work on offer. What’s more, because of the Isle of Man’s low tax rates and the wealth of many islanders, you’ll be exposed to a quality of work that you might not otherwise come across outside of London. 

The firm are incredibly flexible and offer agile and home working to all their lawyers. They’re also open to the right candidate working part-time if you’d like to reduce your hours. 

This really is an unmissable position for a Family Solicitor looking for a more laid-back pace of life and to take the next step up in their career. 

Family Solicitor – Manchester (Isle of Man Relocation Opportunity) 

The company & role   

  • A forward-thinking multi-service firm with a friendly and supportive culture  
  • In this role you’ll handle a complete mix of private family matters often on behalf of ultra-high-net-worth clients 
  • You’ll also be actively involved in growing the family team and developing the firm's offering through networking and business development 
  • The firm are committed to the personal and professional growth and development of their team. Everyone has a clear career path to help them reach their full potential  
  • You will be supported with obtaining your MANX qualification 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Excellent salary  
  • Flexible working 
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Car parking 
  • Life insurance 
  • Clear progression policy and development opportunities 

The ideal candidate   

  • A Family Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with 5+ years PQE  
  • Will be experienced in all aspects of matrimonial work 
  • Will have an empathetic and caring nature and excellent client care skills 
  • Will enjoy business development and networking 
  • Will have a consistent billing record 
  • Will have experience of supervising and mentoring junior colleagues 
  • May have TOLATA/will dispute experience or be willing to take it on 

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 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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