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Family Solicitor (5-10 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£40,000 - £55,000
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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A market-leading Lancashire law firm is looking for a Family Solicitor with 5-10 years’ PQE to join them.  

In this role, you’ll deal with a range of privately funded divorce, financial and children matters. This is a great opportunity to handle interesting and good quality work in a scenic location, without the high billing targets associated with city centre firms. 

Family Solicitor - Preston 

The company & role     

  • A down-to-earth multi-service firm with a great reputation and offices across Lancashire and Cumbria 
  • The firm pride itself on their supportive culture and invest heavily in the personal development of their entire team 
  • The role will include some business development responsibilities. Attendance at networking events, meeting local contacts and identifying and developing new sources of work will be a key part of this role. 
  • A Legal 500 firm and has appeared three times in the Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For 
  • Commutable from Preston, Lancaster, Chorley, Blackpool, Blackburn and Wigan. 

Added extras and benefits    

  • Hybrid working usually 60% WFH
  • 25 days + bank holidays which increase with service 
  • Free parking 
  • Cashback healthcare scheme 
  • Staff social scheme quarterly 
  • Referral scheme 1k for fee earners £500 for support 
  • discounts internally re will writing and conveyancing 
  • Bonus scheme (3x salary in fees, excess you get 20%) seniors get mobile 
  • Excellent progression prospects 

The ideal candidate   

  • A Family Solicitor with 5-10 years’ PQE   
  • Will have experience of dealing with a range of privately funded divorce, financial and children matters is essential. 
  • Will be well-organised and have excellent attention to detail and planning skills 
  • Will be a good communicator who is willing to get involved in marketing and business development 

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 Michaela on 03300 245 606 or email  

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside and Lancashire. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Southport, Preston and The Wirral, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Michaela can 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. 


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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.

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