Public Family Solicitor (4+ PQE)

Job Title: Public Family Solicitor (4+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton
Salary: £36,000+
REF: 2210
Contact Name: Michaela Baddeley
Contact Email:

A forward-thinking multi-service law firm is looking for a Public Family Law Solicitor to join them at their office in Bolton. 

Working as part of a busy family department you will run your own caseload of public children matters and will also provide support and training to junior colleagues. 

In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, will be able to work from home for part of the week and will have access to a plethora of training and development opportunities. 

Public Family Law Solicitor – Bolton 

The company & role 

  • A pioneering regional firm with low staff turnover, a supportive culture and 9 offices across the North West 

  • In this role, you will run your own public family law caseload  

  • You will be expected to provide training and support to the wider team as required 

  • The firm support the development of their lawyers and you will receive ongoing training opportunities 

  • A down-to-earth firm with an active calendar of social and charity events 

  • Commutable from Bolton, Chorley, Wigan, Manchester and Bury 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Hybrid working (1-2 days working from home) 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Attendance bonus 

  • Northern Rail discount scheme 

  • Discounted legal services 

  • Cycle2Work scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family or Childcare Solicitor (or CILEx) with 4+ years PQE  

  • Will have experience of handling public law matters 

  • Will have the Law Society’s Children Panel accreditation (although this is not essential) 

  • Will be committed to delivering a quality service and excellent client care 

  • Someone who is well organised, has excellent attention to detail and good communication skills 

  • Must have their own car as the role will involve travelilng to courts and the firm’s other offices 

How to apply for this Public Family Law 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 on 03300 245 606 or email   

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside and Lancashire. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Southport, Preston and The Wirral, 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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