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Family Law Solicitor

Job / Consultancy Title: Family Law Solicitor

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Salary: Negotiable, depending upon experience.

Company Overview:

Axis Solicitors is a prestigious and well-established legal practice in the heart of Manchester, UK. With a strong reputation for providing expert legal services, our firm specialises in family law, offering comprehensive support and representation to individuals and families in various family-related matters. We take pride in our commitment to excellence and seek talented and forward-thinking Family Law Solicitors to join our team.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Family Law Solicitor at Axis Solicitors, you will be an integral part of our dynamic legal team, handling diverse family law cases. Your primary focus will be on providing expert advice, support, and representation to clients dealing with various family law issues, including but not limited to:

Divorce and Separation:

  • You will assist clients through the legal process of divorce and separation, addressing asset division, child custody, alimony, and related matters.

Child Custody and Access:

You will represent clients in disputes concerning child custody, visitation rights, and guardianship matters.

Financial Settlements:

You will advise clients on financial settlements, negotiate fair outcomes, and advocate for their best interests.

Cohabitation and Prenuptial Agreements:

You will draft and review cohabitation and prenuptial agreements to protect clients’ rights and assets.

Domestic Violence and Protection Orders:

You will assist victims of domestic violence in obtaining protection orders and providing compassionate support throughout the process.

Adoption and Surrogacy:

You will facilitate legal processes for adoption and surrogacy arrangements, ensuring compliance with UK laws.

Family Mediation:

You will promote amicable resolutions through family mediation and alternative dispute resolution methods.

Skills and Qualifications:

To excel in this role, you should possess the following skills, capabilities, and qualifications:

Qualified Solicitor:

A qualified Solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales with a solid academic background in Family Law.


Must have demonstrable experience in handling family law cases, with a proven track record of successful outcomes for clients.

Client-Centric Approach:

Must show a genuine commitment to delivering exceptional client service with empathy, sensitivity, and understanding.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, allowing you to articulate complex legal concepts in a clear and accessible manner.

Negotiation and Advocacy:

Must have strong negotiation and advocacy skills to represent clients effectively in court and during negotiations.

Analytical Thinking:

Adept at analysing legal issues, identifying key points, and providing creative solutions to complex problems.


Must be willing to adapt to a fast-paced environment and handle a diverse caseload efficiently.

Team Player:

Collaborative and willing to work closely with other solicitors, paralegals, and support staff to deliver exceptional legal services.

Why Join Axis Solicitors?

  • A reputable and established law firm committed to excellence and client satisfaction.
  • To avail the opportunity to work on diverse and intellectually stimulating Family Law cases.
  • To be a part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that values individual contributions.
  • Competitive salary and benefits/commission package.
  • To embrace career growth, professional development and advancement opportunities within the firm.
  • Access to resources and tools necessary to excel in your role.
  • To have the chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of clients in need.

How to Apply:

Are you a skilled and dedicated Family Law Solicitor looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in clients’ lives? In that case, we invite you to submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant certifications to [HR@axis.lawyer]. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how your skills and zeal can contribute to our esteemed law firm’s success.