Childcare Solicitor (0-3 PQE)

Job Title: Childcare Solicitor (0-3 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £28,000-£35,000
REF: 653
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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In this junior Childcare Solicitor role, you will join a well-known and established childcare department based in south Manchester that is currently going through a period of growth and with a growing caseload, they would ideally like to add another junior lawyer to the team this spring.

Naturally, you will be working under supervision from other, experienced, team members but you will be given a lot of responsibility and the option to run your own cases from day one; This will include public and private law children matters as well as undertaking your own advocacy. This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to childcare law and wants to become the go-to specialist in this area of law – with long term support of the wider firm.

Childcare Solicitor (0-3 PQE) – Greater Manchester

The company

  • A well-established south Manchester firm widely recognized for its commitment to legal aid matters

  • You will join a team of five solicitors who specialize in care proceedings all of whom have a complex, challenging and high-quality caseload.

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport and High Peak

The ideal candidate

  • Junior childcare solicitor with 0-3 PQE

  • Personable and confident/articulate communicator

  • Experience of independently running their own caseload of care matters

  • Advocacy experience and willingness to train/ do contested hearings

Added extras

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Full support provided in getting you on the Law Society Children Panel

The next step

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