Childcare Solicitor

Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
LSG2420
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Well-established law firm require an additional Childcare Solicitor to join their family team based in Wakefield.

Responsibilities:

  • Handling a full childcare caseload, dealing with publicly funded work.
  • Running a publicly funded childcare caseload from initial instruction through to completion.
  • Representing clients at court.
  • Handling own advocacy.

You will need:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience handling own caseload of childcare family matters.
  • Knowledge of the eligibility criteria for legal aid.
  • Good advocacy skills.
  • Experience acting on behalf of the guardian, desirable but not essential.
  • Strong IT and case management experience would be advantageous.
  • Excellent client care skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines

Competitive salary and benefits package.

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