Care Solicitor

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Competitive

A leading firm with offices across East Lancashire & Greater Manchester are seeking a dedicated Child Care Solicitor to join their team, playing a vital role in providing expert guidance to parents, grandparents, family members and children involved in Child Care cases.

They are a distinguished law firm with a commitment to excellence, they deliver high-quality legal services to both publicly funded and private clients. Their expertise is widely recognised in prestigious guides such as the Legal 500 and the Chambers Guide, solidifying their position as leaders in various legal fields across the area.

In this role, you will independently manage your caseload, providing advice and support to clients through various mediums. Your tasks will include drafting legal documents, analysing legal information efficiently and ensuring all documentation meets legal requirements. You will handle a diverse caseload encompassing Care Orders, Supervision Orders, Emergency Protection Orders, and more. Additionally, you will represent clients in court proceedings, contribute to business development efforts and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and policies.

Ideally the successful candidate will be either an NQ Child Care Solicitor or with a higher level of PQE.  For more senior applicants, they would be seeking Solicitors who possess strong business development capabilities and networking skills. While experience in own advocacy is advantageous this is not essential for NQ level.  At all levels of experience you must be able to demonstrate a commitment to working ethically and sensitively with vulnerable individuals and have excellent time management, organisational, and computer skills. Moreover, you should be passionate about delivering high-quality legal services in Child Care and be able to emotionally handle sensitive cases.

If you are looking to join a vibrant and experienced team, alongside a supportive environment where your expertise is valued and your growth is encouraged then email your CV to or please call Justine for an informal and confidential conversation on 0161 914 7357.

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