Family Solicitor (Fixed term contract)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (Fixed term contract)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000+
REF: 238
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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Job Published: Wednesday 30 Jan 2019
This vacancy is now closed

In this family solicitor role you will join the Legal 500 listed family department of a Top 200, Manchester-headquartered firm. You will provide maternity cover for one of the solicitors for a duration of 9-12 months during which you will advise on a variety of privately funded matters, typically relating to divorce, ancillary relief, and private Children Act matters. This is a vibrant and down-to-earth firm that has got a fantastic culture and team dynamic. The role would be perfect for someone who is looking to work on a fixed term basis and is looking to join a well-respected and friendly city centre department. Though there are no guarantees, the department is growing and there is a possibility that this would turn into a permanent role for the right person.

Family Solicitor (Fixed term contract) – Manchester

The company

  • Legal 500 family department in Manchester City Centre
  • You will be part of a tight-knit family team that undertakes a broad mix of work, including high-value divorce/ancillary relief, complex Children Act matters, and collaborative law work, as well as matters with an international element.
  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside

 The ideal candidate

  • Family Solicitor 3/4 PQE ideally, though open to hearing from solicitors who have yet to amass this amount of PQE, or those with more
  • Comfortable running their own caseload
  • Broad-ranging privately funded experience
  • Experience of dealing with high-value divorce/ancillary relief matters preferable

The next step

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