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Family Solicitor

£60000 - £70000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
Bristol Bristol City Centre

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

This is a rare opportunity to join this leading Legal 500 firm and benefit from a clear cut path to progression. This role is a full-time post but only requires you to be in the office 2-3 days per week.

The Firm

This is a Legal 500 firm that recognises their solicitors want a better quality of life whilst dealing with the best quality work.

They also pay leading salaries against the market rate and readily promote from within, so this is an exciting level to join them at, where the track to partnership may well be on your mind.

They are ranked in the Top 50 and Chambers, and they're well known for their industry-leading, award-winning teams.
The firm has an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, and they will give you everything you need to grow and become the best you can be.

The Role

They're seeking a Family Solicitor 5 PQE to join them in Bristol, Somerset.

This is an exceptional chance to join a team that has an enviable client base and are going through some incredibly exciting growth.

Role responsibilities - what will you be doing?

  • Divorce and Civil Partnerships
  • Private law children matters (no public law cases and no legal aid)
  • Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 claims (financial claims on behalf of children)
  • TOLATA claims (cohabitee disputes over property)
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Main stay of work- Financial separation
    • Typically high net worth clients
    • Lower 'pot' cases (£750k to £2m)
    • International elements where parties are assets based in other jurisdictions
    • Complex issues concerning Trusts within divorce (and where we may work in conjunction with Tax and Estates)
    • Pensions
    • Company issues within divorce (where we may work in conjunction with Corporate and Employment)
  • Prenuptial Agreements (becoming more common)
  • Injunction proceedings occasionally - domestic abuse or harassment relating to current or previous partner/relationship


  • You will be a Family Solicitor 5 PQE
  • You will be based in Bristol or within a commutable distance (This role requires you to come to Bristol office two-three days per week)
  • You will receive a market-leading salary, which is dependent on experience

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Family Solicitor 5 PQE to join this leading Legal 500 firm in their Bristol, Somerset office.
Apply now or feel free to give me a call for a confidential discussion.