Childcare Solicitor - Legal 500 - Integral Role

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH26121
Contact
Nick Skelly
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor to join this highly regarded North West based regional practice and work out of their Manchester branch. This firm have a fantastic reputation and have a strong management team that offer a clear direction for the firm as well as ensuring they are always progressing.

This practice have several offices across Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Shrophsire with their Family team predominantly based in Manchester. In total there are 6 fee earners plus Paralegal & Legal Secretary support. As a Solicitor you will be expected to deal with a caseload of Care matters with a mix of Childcare & Parent matters. This firm are Legal 500 listed and have a strong team with recognised Lawyers & Partners that are always available to discuss any ongoing matters and provide guidance when needed.

Ideally you will have a background in Childcare and able to run your own caseload however it would be advantageous if you were an accredited Childrens Panel member. Advocacy is required for this position, so it is essential that you are a comfortable advocate and able to deal with Legal Aid Procedures / CCMS.

Salary will be based on existing PQE level and there will be an added benefits package in place. There will be further opportunities to develop your career and progress within the department. Despite being a Legal 500 firm with a commercial arm, there is very much a relaxed atmosphere across the board with benefits such as work/life balance and flexi-time adding to a strong workplace morale.

For further information on this role please contact Nick Skelly @ QED Legal for a confidential chat.