Childcare Solicitor (accreditation preferable) needed to join this highly ranked department of one of London's best legal aid specialists. Salary would be up to £60,000 but would be dependent on experience.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Child Abduction Solicitor to join one of the most highly-regarded firms Nationally for quality family work. The breadth of the cases and level of expertise stands them apart from the crowd.
Although the firm is one of the largest in the country for high-quality legal aid work, it stands out for the lovely family feel it has run throughout the firm. The practice has a highly successful and growing private arm of the business, which is growing year on year. They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years, and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field. It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They have the highest level of expertise for legal aid work and are now one of the largest firms in the country, although they have a growing private arm to the business which already has a reputation for dealing with high-quality work.
Within the last year, the firm has taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow, and subsequently, there are fantastic prospects to be able to progress. You will work within a friendly, professional, supportive and dynamic team.
Having dealt with this firm in the past, it's always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. It would be an opportunity for someone in a glass ceiling environment to join a practice which allows for endless growth.
The firm is seeking to hire a Child Abduction to join their City of London office.
You will work alongside a highly experienced team of circa. 20 staff, although there are five fee earners in the child abduction unit. The firm are Nationally regarded for their level of expertise in this area. This role would place you just under the Head of Department, the department is busy and growing and subsequently this role comes with great prospects. The caseload would include; international child abduction cases under the Hague Convention for both Applicant and Respondents, applications under the Inherent Jurisdiction/wardship, enforcement/recognition under Brussels II Revised, international permission to remove/relocation cases, private law children cases and domestic violence applications
This role comes with excellent training and prospects for your career.
- You will be a Child Abduction Solicitor with at least four years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and I would urge even the most experienced of candidates to apply)
- You should have strong Child Abduction experience
- You should have strong interpersonal skills and communicate well.
- Working well within a team is essential
- Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure
This is an excellent opportunity for a Child Abduction Solicitor to join this highly-regarded, growing, Legal 500 firm in their City of London office.
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