Childcare Solicitor

Job Title: Childcare Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
REF: 2899
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

Are you a Childcare Solicitor looking for... 

  • High-quality work at a Legal 500 firm? 

  • Excellent support for training and development? 

  • A heathy work-life balance? 

A Legal 500 multi-service regional firm is looking for a Childcare Solicitor or Legal Executive with NQ-4 years’ PQE to join their close-knit, friendly team in Lancashire.   

Based in their Preston office, you will be responsible for a broad range of care and private children matters and deliver an exceptional service to clients, while at the same time, enjoying a healthy work-life balance.  

The firm are well-known for their fantastic team culture and extensive training and support. They also offer excellent long-term prospects for their lawyers, so this is a great opportunity for an ambitious Family Solicitor who would like to develop their career and be part of the firm’s continued success.  

Childcare Solicitor - Lancashire 

The company & role  

  • A forward-thinking expanding North West law firm with offices across Lancashire and Greater Manchester  

  • They have an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally and pride themselves on their legal expertise, down-to-earth approach and friendly team culture  

  • Working within the firm’s busy family department, you will manage a caseload of care proceedings and private children matters 

  • There are fantastic long-term prospects to develop your career and this role is a great opportunity to play a key part in the continued success of their team  

  • Commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Wigan, Rochdale, Bolton and Bury  

Added extras and benefits   

  • Home working for part of the week  

  • Competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience  

  • Exceptional culture with a massive emphasis placed on employee wellbeing  

  • Healthy work-life balance  

  • Long-term career development prospects  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Family Solicitor or Legal Executive with NQ-4 years’ PQE 

  • Will have Legal Aid experience 

  • Children Panel accreditation is desirable 

  • Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills  

  • Will be organised, have a strong work ethic and used to working within a busy team  

How to apply for this Childcare 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 Michaela Baddeley on the email above. 

Michaela is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in the North West. 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, Michaela can 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. 


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