Care Solicitor (3+ PQE)

Job Title: Care Solicitor (3+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £32,000 - £42,000
REF: 2405
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A progressive Cheshire law firm are looking for a Care Solicitor to join them.  

In this role, you will work as part of a close-knit and experienced team and handle a range of public children matters involving local authorities. 

The firm are open to the right candidate working part-time and offer a great deal of home working, so this is a fantastic opportunity if you’re a family lawyer returning to work or looking to improve your work-life balance. 

Care Solicitor – South Cheshire 

Company & role 

  • A down-to-earth multi-service practice with multiple offices across Cheshire 

  • In this role, you will run an interesting caseload of public family law matters, dealing with pre-proceedings and care court proceedings, primarily representing parents 

  • The family team are accredited by The Law Society and are on the Children Law and Family Law panels 

  • The firm are incredibly family-friendly and provide a supportive and flexible working environment  

  • Commutable from Crewe, Nantwich, Chester, Whitchurch and Stoke-on Trent 

Added extras and benefits 

  • 3 days working from home 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up your annual leave  

  • 22 days holiday  

  • Annual bonus  

  • Extra time off for hitting target  

  • Open to part-time  

  • Strong secretarial support which is rare these days 

The ideal candidate 

  • An ambitious Care Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 3 years’ PQE 

  • Will be on the Law Society’s Accredited Children Law Panel or interested in becoming accredited 

  • Will have excellent communication and advocacy skills and be used to conducting your own hearings 

  • Will enjoy working as part of a team 

 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 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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