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Family Solicitor (1-3 PQE)

Bailey Hunter Ltd
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Practice area
Children law, Family
2 years, 3 years, 4 years
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Job Details

Our client, a progressive, Legal 500 recommended West Yorkshire law firm, seeks an additional Family Solicitor to join the Care department based in Huddersfield. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive organisation offering great career development.

Working for this regional law firm, you will assist the team on parent childcare work primarily.  Areas of work would include, Care Proceedings, Contact with a child in care, Discharge of a Care Order, Placement Orders.  You would be expected to have your own caseload but also assist other team members.  You would also be expected to undertake advocacy. Support would be provided if the candidate has aspirations to be on the Children Panel.

You will need:

  • At least 2 years experience handling own caseload in family law and particularly care proceedings, including; Contact with a Child in Care, Discharge of a Care Order, Placement Orders,
  • Must however have a strong desire to specialise in care proceedings,
    Excellent client care skills and a strong worth ethic,
  • Ability to work within a fast paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Self-starter, motivator, meticulous and capable of being innovative
  • Law Society Child Panel Accreditation preferred.

Competitive salary and benefits package dependant upon experience, including bonus scheme. Open to consider full time/part time and also flexible/part home working arrangements.


Bailey Hunter Ltd offers a confidential legal recruitment service to all levels of fee earners including Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners.

We have established relationships with numerous clients, private practice, from niche small to medium-sized practices to large national firms, and in-house companies.

We handle assignments throughout the UK.

1. Claire Cox, the Managing Director, is a qualified Solicitor, having practised for 3 years as a Solicitor in the North East, and has since 2001 worked in legal recruitment at fee earner level throughout the UK. 

2. We also offer a Candidate Incentive Scheme. For each friend you refer and we place in a new role, you will receive £100 of gift vouchers (provided they are not already registered, of course). 

For a confidential discussion, contact us now:

T: 0113 3185293
M: 07786 224036

Find Us
0113 3185293
4-6 Lidgett Lane,
West Yorkshire
LS25 1EQ
United Kingdom
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