Childcare Solicitor (10 PQE+)

Job Title: Childcare Solicitor (10 PQE+)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £40,000 +
REF: 613
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: Thursday 9 Jan 2020

If you’re an experienced, senior childcare solicitor who is looking for a new challenge, this is a great opportunity for you to join the biggest childcare team in the North West. Your role will be to grow the childcare law offering further; dealing with complex care proceedings on behalf of children, parents and other family members. In return, the firm offers a fantastic work-life balance and unbeatable flexibility. This role is perfect for someone who would like to work in a large, friendly team and grow their brand across Greater Manchester.

Childcare Solicitor (10 PQE+) – Greater Manchester

The company

  • Winner of the ‘Family law firm of the year’ award at the 2018 Manchester Legal Awards
  • Based in a central, Greater Manchester location with fantastic transport links, the firm has been known for their commitment to the local community and pro bono work
  • Boasts a large but close-knit childcare department that is the go-to team for any children public law matters, including representing children, parents and other relatives and guardians
  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire and High Peaks

 The ideal candidate

  • Senior care solicitor with 10 PQE+
  • Used to running your own caseload of complex files  including the representation of all parties in public law matters
  • You will have strong guardian links across the region as well as business development skills. Experience of mentoring more junior members of the team would also be welcome
  • Advocacy experience essential
  • Panel membership essential


  • Highly attractive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • iPad
  • Death in service
  • Paid car parking
  • Ability to purchase additional holiday
  • 23 days holiday
  • Pension scheme

The next step

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