Childcare Solicitor

Location
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
06 Jun 2019
Closes
04 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH10044
Contact
James Wootton
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly respected firm that has an excellent reputation for work dealing with the most sensitive of Childcare cases

The Firm

The firm offer a variety of legal services and cover a wide spectrum of cases, including family matters and mediation, relationship breakdowns, motoring offences, conveyancing, criminal defence and personal injury.

They have contracts with the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) and the Lexcel Practice Management Standard accreditation by the Law Society of England and Wales, which means they can offer access to public funding for qualifying candidates.

They offer a friendly working environment with all the support to ensure that you can effective practice law without the associated admin. The firm work collaboratively and the Partners are always on hand to assist more junior members of staff with their caseload, however autonomy is always encouraged.

The role

This role will deal with a variety of public child care work including child protection issues, child abduction and special guardianship and the successful candidate will be required to represent clients at Court and have confidence in undertaking advocacy, whilst able to demonstrate continuous professional development.

This is a client facing role and would be ideal for an individual who has excellent all round communication skills and who is committed to building a long-term career within the care team and establishing yourself in the local market. You will also be required to represent clients at Court and have confidence in conducting your own Advocacy.

The requirements

  • Managing your own caseload appropriate to your level of experience
  • Highly organised, accurate, with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts
  • Proactive and committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • Possess strong advocacy and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision



If this role could be of interest then please contact James for a confidential conversation.

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