Solicitor – Child Care

Location
Kingston upon Hull
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
29 Nov 2018
Ref
SS03422401
Contact
Simon Shorter
Practice area
Children law, Family, Public law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lexcel accredited practice seeks Child Care Solicitor, ideally with panel membership on a permanent basis.

Working within the wider family team based in Hull, the successful solicitor will manage a complex caseload of child care matters, ensuring high levels of client care and service at all times. Membership of the Law Society’s Children Panel is highly desirable, however candidates willing to obtain this are also encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
  • Representing parents in care proceedings
  • Adoption Orders
  • Public Law Outline Meetings
  • Supervision Orders
  • Emergency protection
  • Cases involving the local authority
  • Pre-proceeding meetings
  • Maintaining regular billing of client files
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Keeping abreast of case law developments in your specialist field
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from qualified solicitors with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient with solid experience in all aspects of child care
  • Preferably a children panel member or be willing to work towards it
  • Has the ability to manage their own caseload with minimal supervision
  • Is IT Literate
  • Demonstrates a willingness to undertake advocacy
  • Possess outstanding communication and client care skills
  • A team player with a desire for professional development
The Firm
Our client is a well-established practice with strong roots and an enviable reputation for delivering high-quality cost-effective advice to business and individual clients. Recognising that their employees are their biggest asset, they have created a supportive and enjoyable working environment as well as a good/work life balance to allow staff to achieve their full potential. Committed to building long-term relationships with their clients, they go above and beyond to understand clients needs and deliver a tailored service to suit them. With numerous accreditations including Lexcel and an active presence within the local and wider community, this firm has built a loyal client base stretching across the region.

Benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary
Solicitor – Child Care

For further details of this Child Care Solicitor vacancy, please contact Simon quoting reference SS03422401.

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