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Family Associate

  • £55000 - £65000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Permanent
  • Legal, Private Practice

Job Title: Family Solicitor

Location: Liverpool

Role Overview: We are recruiting on behalf of an international Legal 500 leading firm in the Liverpool who are have a rare opportunity to join their Family team.

As a Family Solicitor, you will handle private paying family work, including a full range of matrimonial matters. This includes prenuptial agreements, divorce proceedings, child custody, and financial settlements. You'll work closely with clients, providing expert legal advice and ensuring their best interests are represented.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join an ambitious team to develop their own practice and skills and be intrinsic to the further growth and development of the team over the coming years.

The role will involve a combination of:

  • supporting senior lawyers on complex matrimonial cases;
  • end-to-end responsibility for their own case-load of matrimonial and private children law cases;
  • accompanying Counsel to court on difficult family cases and on more straightforward matters conducting own advocacy;
  • engaging in business development activity across the Northwest and Nationally to assist in further growing the team

The Team primarily undertake complex and HNW Divorce and Financial Remedy work, along with Nuptial Agreements and Private Children Law matters.

The Team are members of Resolution and are ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners in the Liverpool area and ranked by Legal 500 in Band 2 across the Northwest.

What are they are looking for:

  • Previous experience of managing a caseload of matrimonial and private children work
  • Experience in divorce, financial remedy applications and private children act matters is essential
  • Awareness of current topical issues/commercial acumen
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and develop


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday plus birthday privilege day and Christmas shutdown
  • Holiday buy, sell and carryover scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Flexible pension scheme
  • Medicash

If you would like to hear more about the role, please contact Aimee Mann at Sellick Partnership

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Aimee Mann Recruitment Consultant

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