This highly-regarded and established firm based in Manchester is looking to appoint a full-time or part-time Family Solicitor or Family Legal Executive to their market-leading family law department.
As a Family Lawyer you will have from 1+ Years' PQE and be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in dealing with complex family law caseloads, including divorce, ancillary relief, and children matters.
You will have good solid academics and be able to work effectively as a family lawyer as part of the family law team.
The firm is offering a very competitive salary and package as well as ongoing career progression opportunities.
The PQE above is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.
For an informal discussion regarding this job please contact Nadim Baig at Bewley Recruitment or send your CV to Nadim at Bewley Recruitment.
Key Words: Family, Divorce, Ancillary Relief, Children, Manchester, Solicitor, Legal Executive, Lawyer, Full-Time, Part-Time.
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