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Associate Care Solicitor (4-10 PQE)

Realm Recruit
Manchester, Greater Manchester
up to £47,000
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Children law, Family
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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Job Details

A highly respected national law firm is looking to take on an Associate Care Solicitor to join them in Manchester. 

In this role, you will handle a varied caseload of interesting childcare matters on behalf of grandparents and parents.  

You will be able to work from home for up to 4 days a week, so this is an exceptional opportunity for someone who would like to handle top-quality work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 

Associate Care Solicitor - Manchester  

The company & role   

  • A forward-thinking firm with an excellent reputation, recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500  
  • The role will involve dealing with a varied caseload including care proceedings on behalf of children, parents and other family members 
  • As a result of the firm’s investment in digital marketing and cross-referrals from other departments, you will enjoy a steady stream of good-quality work 
  • You will benefit from a supportive working environment, will be able to work flexibly and will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your expertise 
  • Commutable from Manchester, High Peak and Cheshire 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Flexible and home working  3-4 days from home) 
  • Uncapped bonus scheme 
  • A vibrant working environment  
  • 25 days + bank holidays 

The ideal candidate  

  • An Associate Care Solicitor with 4-10 years PQE 
  • Will be recognised by the Law Society’s Children Law Accredited Scheme (on the Children Panel) 
  • Will have experience of handling a wide range of care matters 
  • Will be a skilled advocate  
  • A Childcare Solicitor with excellent client care and communication skills 
  • Will be well-organised and capable of working independently 

How to apply for this Associate 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 Principal Consultant at Realm and a family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors and care solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across Manchester and Cheshire. 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. 


At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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