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Family Solicitor

Thornton Legal
England, Lancashire, Preston
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
28 Dec 2021

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Full time
Newly qualified, 1 year, 2 years
Private practice
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One of Lancashire's leading High Street law firms is in the market to recruit an NQ - 1 year PQE Family Solicitor to deal with a caseload of privately funded divorce and children cases.

The successful candidate will be responsible, under supervision, for handling a caseload of family and matrimonial work with an emphasis on divorce. Some experience of dealing with children arrangements is must.

The firm's work is 100% privately funded and as such candidates with this kind of contemporary family experience will be prioritised.

The small team (3 fee earners) is led by one of the region's most respected Family Solicitors and anybody who joins he firm will need to be able to offer the very best in Family Law advice.

The majority of the firms' clients are local and as such anybody who joins will be expected to become involved in networking and the ongoing marketing of the firm.

In return the person who comes on board will have an enviable client base, great work, training and a competitive financial package. The firm's office is ideally located within easy commute of Liverpool, Southport, St Helens and Formby.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Nick Tappin at Thornton Legal directly. Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only.

Thornton Legal has strong relationships with law firms of all sizes and specialisms across the North West, Midlands and Yorkshire. We help build the careers of legal professionals across a broad range of experience levels and we would be delighted to work with you now or in the future.

For lawyers we represent:

  • We guarantee not to send your cv to firms without permission
  • We offer a fully consultative service as opposed to being a cv sending agency
  • We would rather have a chat over the phone so, if we are available, we will take you call
  • We consult, support and advise, but ultimately the choice is always yours
  • It's really important to meet people, and we hope you feel the same
  • We won't spam you with irrelevant jobs (but you may receive information we think you will be interested in)


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

Find us on Linkedin here and our website here


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0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
Thornton Legal
North West
Legal Recruiters
United Kingdom
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