Our client is a well-established and professionally managed practice with a network of offices throughout the North West. A full-service law firm, which attracts high calibre lawyers and rightly proud of its history and achievements including what is an impressive record for low turnover of staff.
As well as a wider Family and Matrimonial team, the firm has a flourishing Child Care team offering expertise in public care proceedings, abduction, adoption and fostering.
A new opportunity has arisen for a specialist lawyer, who is experienced in advising and representing the child, guardians and local authorities in child care proceedings. This would be the lead role based in this Greater Manchester office with the support of a junior team and other peers in wider offices. The nature of the role requires not less than 8 yrs' PQE in this niche area.
As well as strong technical skills, you will have excellent case management and organisational skills and enjoy mentoring and nurturing relationships with professional. Ideally, if practising in the region already, you will be known to social services team and trusted for an efficient yet thorough and vocational approach.
This is a highly professional and friendly environment in which to the work. The management team provides clear leadership and ensures appropriate support and resources are in place for all staff to effectively manage their roles. Flexibility can be provided.
We appreciate the Child Care sector is close knit and assure you that all enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence. CVs and personal details are not conveyed to any third party without your express approval.
Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we can provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves. All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.
** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.