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Care Solicitor

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  • 2-8 PQE
  • Hybrid working
  • Boost your career progression within a highly supportive team
  • Top of market salary

A highly respected, multi-office firm, is looking for a Care Solicitor with 2-8 PQE to join their dynamic team in Rochdale. This specialist family firm has grown to have a dominant presence in West Yorkshire and beyond.

In your capacity as a Care Solicitor, you will handle case management and advocacy, dealing predominantly with legal aid work. You will handle about 2-4 new files each month, controlling a balanced volume to ensure a manageable caseload without the risk of being swamped. You’ll join a dedicated team structure with two other care solicitors (including a partner) and an additional solicitor who handles both care and private children’s work.

You’ll possess strong advocacy skills – but don’t worry if you’re still honing these, as you’ll have plenty of opportunities to shadow our more senior team members. Your personality should also fit well within their team spirit – they’re a fun bunch who appreciate good banter and don’t take themselves too seriously.

In return, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, the flexibility to work up to two days from home following your initial probation, and a clear pathway for progression within the firm. Not to mention, you’ll be part of a deeply supportive and team-focused culture. Whether you’re facing demanding clients or covering hearings, you’ll have a team who is happy to pitch in and help, fostering a true team spirit.

This influential law firm, with their roots in Bradford but branches sprawling across West Yorkshire and Rochdale, specialises predominantly in family law and care. They’ve built a positive reputation through a blend of professional rigor, collaborative spirit, and a genuine willingness to assist one another. With a healthy balance of humour and camaraderie, you’ll find them a pleasure to work alongside.

If you’re looking for a role that balances a robust professional challenge with a healthy work-life balance, this opportunity could be the perfect fit for you.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, contact Amanda Bower to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Amanda is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. Working with family teams across the region, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Amanda can help you take your next step.

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£35,000 - £55,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Amanda Bower

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Manchester and East Cheshire.

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