CHILD PROTECTION SOLICITOR

Location
Maidstone
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
02 Mar 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Ref
MA01664681
Contact
Mostaque Ahmed
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
CHILD PROTECTION SOLICITOR

The Firm

This award-winning local firm in central Maidstone in Kent prides itself on its friendly, efficient and cost-effective service. The firm is particularly known for its specialist work in public-sector matters and takes instruction from a wide range of local authorities and community organisations. A newly-established firm, it is expanding rapidly and is now recruiting a Child Protection Solicitor. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing firm with real career progression in the future.

The Role

We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Children Protection Solicitor to join our clients’ dynamic practice. The successful candidate will manage a challenging and varied caseload of Family matters including complex, high profile and politically sensitive child protection work. The ideal candidate must be professional, friendly, highly organised and with a legal understanding of the child protection landscape to give clients options and help them to evaluate the right route to the best possible outcome.  You will have a strong background of handling public law Children Act proceedings and be able to manage your caseload with minimal supervision.  This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Solicitor to join this committed practice.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor and will have had exposure to work across the full range of the group’s practice areas.

Successful applicants will be expected to undertake their own advocacy.

This is a challenging and varied caseload covering matters including adoption law, child sexual exploitation, public interest immunity, forced marriage, radicalisation and international child care cases to name a few.

Individuals with network and/or business development would be desirable to further develop this department and the firm as a whole.

CHILD PROTECTION LAWYER

For further details of this Child Protection Solicitor vacancy, please contact Mostaque quoting Reference MA01664681.




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