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Family Solicitor

£40000 - £50000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This firm has a reputation for developing and nurturing legal talent, offering a platform to springboard your career. Almost 90% of their Partners joined the firm as paralegals and trainees, demonstrating the unrivalled career prospects offered at this heavy-hitting regional firm. With an established regional presence, the firm is now spreading its wings and expanding into the national market, making for an exciting time to join the firm on its journey of success.

The Firm:

This is a highly regarded regional heavyweight with eight offices across the North West. They have developed an outstanding reputation for their level of client service, which has seen them repeatedly ranked in the Legal 500 across a number of practice areas. This reputation ensures a steady stream of high-quality work which is the envy of its competitors in the region.

You will find a quality of work unheard of at a firm of this size, ranging from HNW individuals to national corporations including a host of household names. Their main areas for individuals are Property, Family, and Private Client, and on the business side, they have renowned specialist teams across Corporate, Litigation, and Employment. Within all of the areas above, they have received countless regional and national industry awards, demonstrating the firm's success and the level of technical ability that they possess.

Long before it was a necessity, the firm has adopted a flexible working culture, with home working commonplace throughout the firm. This has contributed to high productivity levels as individuals can work in the environment that best suits them, and an extremely low staff turnover rate. You will have the choice to work from the firm's state of the art office, based in a well-connected area of the City, or from home, with the firm providing all the necessary equipment for you to get set up and work effectively remotely.

Even though their team are often spread across different locations, they promote a collaborative working culture. By utilising the latest technology, they can stay connected with colleagues within their team and across departments.

The Role:

The firm is looking for a Family Solicitor to join the team in their flourishing Manchester office.

You will handle a caseload of high-quality private Family matters, on behalf of a diverse client base made up of HNW and high profile individuals with assets and interests in the UK and often internationally. The work is varied and includes divorce, finance, separation, prenups, and child law.

The Family department is one of the firm's most profitable and has been identified as a key investment area as the firm expands nationally. This means that you can expect a high level of development in your career, as well as an abundance of progression opportunities as the firm continues to grow. You will find that you are surrounded by a talented team of renowned lawyers, many of whom have been recognised in the Legal 500 and have stellar reputations.

You will undertake your own caseload of interesting, high-value matters, whilst working closely with the Partners in the Family department on more complex work. This will give you a level of exposure that will set you ahead of your years in terms of PQE.

It is an exciting time to join the firm as they embark on a journey to become one of the key national players and make waves in the market. In addition to a competitive remuneration package, you can expect to receive a high level of investment into your personal development and a clear progression plan that has seen many junior lawyers move into Partnership.


* You will be a Family Solicitor with at least two years' experience within Family Law
* Able to confidently handle a caseload of Private Family matters including divorce and finance, separation, cohabitation, prenups, and child law
* Have excellent communication skills
* You will be able to build strong relationships with your clients
* Be a team player and with excellent attention to detail

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, regional law firm as part of their thriving Family department, based in Manchester City Centre.

Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.