Solicitor – Family

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Competitive Salary
Closing date
21 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Established law firm in Lancashire seeks a Family Solicitor with childcare expertise on a permanent basis.

Managing your own caseload of family matters with an emphasis on childcare cases, this is an ideal opening at a leading firm in Rochdale. The firm excels in acting for a range of clients and fosters a fantastic work environment where merit and achievement are rewarded. There will be a requirement for the successful candidate to attend the office weekly during probation.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Care proceedings
  • Representing parents in court
  • Legal Aid applications
  • Adoption
  • Children Act applications
  • Divorce and separation
  • Emergency proceedings
  • Liaising with external professionals
  • Participation in business development activities
The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors from newly qualified plus  
  • Technically proficient in family with particular experience in childcare
  • Law Society’s Children Panel membership is advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent client care and communication skills with the ability to develop good working relationships
  • Willingness to undertake business development
  • A team player who is equally comfortable working on own initiative
The Firm

Our client is a well-established, multi-office specialist family practice offering advice and representation on the full range of family and children matters. They employ lawyers accredited by the Law Society’s Family Panel and have built a superb reputation based on exceptional results and client feedback. Their team aims to provide a sensitive, supportive yet pragmatic service to clients. They pride themselves on their dedication to clients and thorough, efficient procedures which have ensured success after success.

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
Solicitor – Family

For further details of this Family Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ricardo on 01954 208079 quoting reference RD32311.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

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Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

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As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Find Us
01954 208 070
1 Carisbrooke Court
Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ
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