Care Solicitor (Childrens Panel Member)

Location
Preston
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
15 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Ref
JC223466
Contact
Jamie Chinnock
Practice area
Children law
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Childcare Solicitor.
 
A well established, multi-office Lancashire law firm are seeking a Senior Child Care Solicitor / Childrens Panel Member to join their expanding family department in their office situated near Preston.

The Family Department cover the full spectrum of services, with the Child Care specialists focusing on Care Proceedings, Child Abduction, general Children Law, Advice to Grandparents and more.

Working with a team which consists of experts dealing with family and children matters, this outstanding team are seeking a Care Solicitor that is accredited by the Childrens Panel to join their team. 

You must be an experienced Child Care Solicitor (likely 6yrs+ PQE) and will be expected to handle a caseload of children work and undertake your own advocacy. Matters including residence and contact disputes, child abduction, and proceedings where the local authority have instituted or are considering commencing care proceedings.
 
You will have the ability to work on your own as well as part of a team, and you will need to demonstrate excellent negotiation, communication and advocacy skills. A good knowledge of child care and family law is required, as is a professional yet compassionate approach to your work.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience likely upwards of £40,000. In addition, you will have 33.5 days holiday including bank holidays, pension scheme and free car parking.

If you are an experienced Child Care Solicitor / Childrens Panel Member then apply now for this fantastic opportunity in Preston.

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