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Family Solicitor

£45000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Are you looking for a firm where you will have a voice and real influence over key decisions that are made? Have you hit a glass ceiling in your current role and keen to secure Partnership?

If you are a Senior Family Solicitor looking for a firm that can offer genuine partnership prospects and engaging, high-quality work, then read on.

The Firm:

This is a boutique Family law specialist in Manchester City Centre, widely recognised as leaders in private Family law. They are going from strength to strength and have built their reputation on providing high-quality legal services to a broad range of established clients. This has seen them receive firm and individual rankings in Chambers UK and Legal 500.

The firm revolutionised how they work and implemented technology and AI in its early stages, allowing them to get ahead of the curve and ensure its lawyers were equipped to compete and succeed in a competitive market. This forward-thinking and cutting-edge approach, along with their high level of specialist knowledge, has seen them become the 'go-to' Family law firm in Manchester for HNW and UHNW individuals. You will find that the work is often on par with the big players in the City and you can expect to undertake high profile and high-value matters, making for an interesting and dynamic flow of work.

You will find that the firm prioritises client service and success over unrealistic billable hour targets which has ensured that not only do they have an impressive roster of loyal clients, but their staff turnover is second to none. Over 80% of their current team have been with the firm for 10 years.

The firm operates a genuinely collaborative environment where each individual is aligned to its goals and ambitions, making for a high performing and collegiate working environment. They are a highly profitable practice and have continued to grow year on year, despite the effects of coronavirus, and this continued growth is where you come in.

The Role:

This leading Family law specialist is looking for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join their talented, close-knit Family team in their Manchester City Centre 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 often worth over £100mil. The work is varied and includes divorce, finance, separation, prenups, and child law.

You will work alongside the firm's respected Partners, giving you an unrivalled level of exposure to complex work, putting you years ahead of your PQE. As a senior member of the team, you will also be responsible for mentoring the junior team members, allowing you to develop leadership skills that will be essential as you move along the route to Partnership.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a crucial member of the firm, offering a highly lucrative remuneration package, and a realistic prospect of Partnership in the near future.


  • You will be a Family Solicitor with at least five 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 and identify new avenues for revenue growth
  • Be a team player and with excellent attention to detail

This is a remarkable opportunity for a Family Solicitor to join a dynamic, cutting-edge, boutique Family law firm in Manchester City Centre.

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