Solicitor - Family

We are pleased to announce opportunities for family solicitors with experience in dealing with care proceedings to join our expert teams in Wigan, Manchester and St Helens. If the following information about the firm, team and role appeal to you we would welcome your application. Please quote reference CARESOL specifying the location you are interested in.

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About role

If you are a qualified solicitor with experience in managing a family caseload with a particular interest and background in care proceedings and are looking to continue and develop your career, we can offer you the opportunity to join our team made up of experienced and knowledgeable people in a great environment.

You will have the opportunity to develop your case load and further your career.

You will manage a case load and provide advice and representation on a full range of issues relating to children. All supported by up to date case management systems.

About the team

Our award winning national team is one of the largest in the country and has unrivalled experience in the full range of specialisms. Our family team includes members of the law society’s children panel accreditation scheme as well as a significant number of resolution accredited specialists.

The family department are experts in their field with a large number of lawyers who are accredited on the Law Society’s children panel.

They are specialists within care proceedings and adoption and represent children, parents, extended family members and local authorities at all stages of the child protection process.

We believe in access to justice for all.

We are a driven and dynamic team and do encourage people to work hard but are very proud of our positive work life balance. Many of our staff have been with us for a long time because they like our culture.

We are a friendly team where everyone works together in a spirit of mutual co-operation. We have an open door policy with management and everyone is supported to achieve the best that they can. We provide training, not only in legal skills but also business skills.

We encourage flexible working arrangements and are committed to supporting those with caring obligations who want to combine those obligations with a first class professional career. 

There are ample opportunities for those looking for career development in a forward thinking, innovative and award winning firm.

Why Stephensons?

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Holiday sale & purchase scheme
  • Corporate rate private healthcare
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Social events
  • Internal referral schemes

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your cv and cover letter to Claire Mills