Care Solicitor (1-5 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£30,000 - £40,000
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a Care Solicitor to join a specialist department at an award-winning regional practice in Manchester. In this role, you will join a close-knit team and undertake a diverse caseload of interesting care matters.  

The firm have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within and offer an excellent package of benefits. They are also open to remote working and will consider part-time hours for the right candidate. 

Care Solicitor - Manchester  The company & role 

    A down-to-earth, friendly firm with a family feel and a deep-rooted history  

    The role will involve dealing with a varied caseload including care proceedings on behalf of children, parents and other family members 

    The firm are committed to the continually training and developing their staff and strongly encourage career progression 

    They won law firm of the year at the Manchester Legal Awards and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

    Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

 Added extras and benefits 

    Generous holiday allowance plus the ability to purchase extra days 

    Optional remote working 

    Contributory pension scheme above the minimum threshold 

    Death in service 

    Paid for car-parking 

    A laptop or iPad 

    Annual bonding weekend away 

The ideal candidate 

    A Care Solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE 

    Will have a passion for children law and experience of autonomously running a caseload 

    Will have experience of dealing with childcare matters, especially parent work 

    A skilled advocate, with experience of contested hearings 

    May have guardian links but this is not essential 

    Will enjoy working collaboratively and have an empathetic and personable nature 

    May be on the Children Law Panel or have a desire to apply for accreditation 

    Will have excellent client care and communication skills 

How to apply for this Care Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Paula on 03300 245 606 or email

Paula is a senior consultant here at Realm and our family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.  

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 


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