Child Care Lawyer

Dependent on experience
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Children law, Public law
Full time
Contract type
Well-established firm seeking an experienced Child Care Specialist.

The Firm
Our client is a well-established, Lexcel accredited firm located in the heart of Plymouth and serving the surrounding areas as well as further afield. They have an exciting opportunity for a Child Care Lawyer to expand their committed team. The firm puts a strong emphasis on exceptional client care and are committed to giving quality service. The firm can offer excellent remuneration and opportunities for career progression.

The Role
Our firm are seeking an ambitious and driven Child Care Lawyer to join their busy team. The role will entail managing a busy caseload including: Public Law children; care proceedings; adoption and; supervision matters. Due to the nature of the role you should have an excellent knowledge of Legal Aid rules and the relevant law surrounding the subject matter within this area of expertise. The ideal candidate will be a team player, possess strong IT skills and have a flair for exceptional client care. An ability to demonstrate outstanding verbal and written communication skills is essential.

In addition, it would be advantageous, although not necessary, to either be working towards or to already hold Membership of the Law Society’s Children Panel.

The Candidate
You will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive specialising in Public Law children cases;
Experience in representing parents, children and Local Authority in Supervision, Care and adoption matters;
Detailed knowledge of the law surrounding the area of expertise;
Exceptional knowledge of the Legal Aid rules;
Either working towards or possessing Membership of the Law Society’s Children Panel would be advantageous;
Ambitious to further career;
Willing to undertake business development initiatives.


For further details of this Public Law Children Specialist vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01634401.


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