Atherton Godfrey is a leading law practice ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK, and is featured in The Times Best 200 Law Firms list 2019 and 2020. We employ around 120 staff in both legal and support roles. As one of the largest law firms in the area, we are able to offer a wide range of career opportunities, with excellent prospects for successful candidates.

Current vacancies at Atherton Godfrey:

Family Lawyer – Finance

We are looking for an experienced family solicitor or chartered legal executive to join our busy family department.

You will need a minimum of 3 years PQE and experience in acting in relation to divorce, separation and dissolution of civil partnerships, on all aspects of finance and financial remedy proceedings.

Also required will be experience of  pre-nuptial and separation agreements, living together agreements and TLATA.

Experience of dealing with some private children law and injunctions will be an advantage, as will Law Society or Resolution Accreditation.

Good client care skills are essential, together with a willingness to get involved in growing the department.

Download Family Lawyer finance  job description.

For more details please contact Don Bird  email or call 01302 320621.

Solicitor Training Contracts

Each year we recruit up to 2 trainee solicitors into training contracts. We are now taking applications for 2021/2022, which should be made initially by submitting a CV and covering letter either by post or email to

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 degree and either a place on or have completed the Legal Practice Course.

Closing date: 31 July 2020