Family Solicitor (Private children law)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (Private children law)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: c.£32,000-£38,000
REF: 656
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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In this family solicitor (private children law) role, you will join a fast-growing Legal 500 listed boutique that has trebled in its size over the last twelve months. With a strong presence in Cheshire and Manchester, this is a really unique opportunity to become part of one of the most dynamic teams private children teams in the area. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to specialise exclusively in this area of law long term – as only a handful of firms in Manchester have departments exclusively dedicated to this area of family law.

You will be supported in establishing yourself as the go-to children law expert whilst working 1:1 with a very knowledgeable senior solicitor, encouraged to build your personal brand and receive ongoing support from other senior members of the team including training, development, team lunches and nights out!

Family Solicitor (Private Children Law) – Manchester City Centre

The company

  • Legal 500 listed boutique specialising in high-profile and high net worth clients
  • Family Team of the Year Awards 2018
  • City centre offices with offices in Cheshire and exciting growth plans
  • Nationally recognised for their work in family law with offices in the city centre and affluent areas of Cheshire

The ideal candidate

  • Private children solicitor with 1-3 PQE although an NQ with substantial experience in children law will also be experienced
  • Passion for private children law and desire to specialise in this area of law long term
  • Experience of assisting and/or running private children matters is essential
  • Advocacy experience essential
  • You will be open to undertaking business development and networking across Greater Manchester

Added extras

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible working hours, including part-time and working remotely as the office is fully paperless
  • Exposure to media and a chance to quickly raise your profile across Manchester

The next step

To register your interest in this Family Solicitor (private children law) vacancy, select the ‘APPLY NOW’ option. Alternatively, contact Paula at Realm Recruit for a confidential chat

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