Child Care Solicitor

Employer
Gemini Recruitment
Location
Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
£30,000 - £60,000 per annum, Depending on Experience
Closing date
2 Nov 2020
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Role: Children Solicitor

Leading law firm looking to recruit dedicated and experienced Solicitor for highly sought permanent position. Panel membership desirable.

Salary: Competitive. Accountability within a remote working culture is the norm within this business.

Gemini Recruitment are currently partnering with a large and established law firm. Our client serves corporate entities and private individuals in over 25 practice areas from offices throughout London and across England and Wales.  Our client’s accomplishments are acknowledged and recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as a top tier firm.

Our client holds the Investors in People Gold Accreditation Quality Standard Mark and is LEXCEL, Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001-2013 accredited and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. 

Family & Children Department Background: 

Our client’s family department is ranked and recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for family and matrimonial work, providing confidential advice with effective representation. The family team includes practitioners who have achieved the Law Society’s Children Law and Family Law Advanced accreditations providing advocacy in all court proceedings, ensuring their clients receive a consistent and professional service as well as a high degree of continuity.

In addition, our client’s Family department is experienced in assisting high net worth individuals in divorce matters with specialist divorce solicitors with expertise in domestic abuse, adoption, child abduction, prohibitive steps orders, specific issues orders, injunctions, spousal and child maintenance, properties, pensions and freezing injunctions.

The Role

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of Family & Children Law work including providing technical expertise and guidance to other team members
  • Ability to manage and supervise Solicitors, Trainee Solicitors and Caseworkers to manage appropriate caseload types and complexities
  • Assisting with delivery of appropriate training and development in the department
  • Variety of duties including dealing with a range of Family & Children work including divorce, financial disputes and remedies, international elements of child abduction/ adoption, injunctions/ non molestation orders  and providing technical expertise and guidance to other team members
  • You will have a professional pro-active approach, strong client care skills and be interested in Business Development and Marketing to supplement the substantial work volumes brought in by the

Key Skills Required

 

  • Registered with the Law Society and Family Panel or otherwise willing to work towards becoming a Panel member
  • Committed and highly driven
  • Must have a clean, valid Practicing Certificate at the time of applying
  • Strong management skills
  • Committed  team player with ability to approach team concerns fairly, foster culture of positive change and encourage cross referrals
  • Previous proven supervisory experience and working to key performance indicators
  • Professional with a pro-active approach; excellent client care skills and ability to deal with vulnerable client matters in a sensitive manner and resolve complicated practicalities involved in Family & Children Law issues
  • Excellent networking and communication skills with the ability to successfully market the Company and generate new business

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other duties as reasonably required.

Rewards  

  • * 20 days annual leave
  • Additional Birthday leave
  • Additional holiday accrual*
  • Upto 4 days paid sick leave*
  • Practicing Certificate renewed annually
  • The Law Society Panel Membership and Accreditation/re Accreditation/ Reaccreditation fee paid for.*
  • The Law Society registration fee for Panel membership paid for.*
  • Panel courses mandatory for the Law Society Accreditation paid for*
  • Access to vast range of training webinars / E-Library
  • Automatic enrolment onto the Company’s pension scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eye test vouchers
  • DBS Check costs paid for
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Part time working
  • Flexible working arrangements/ considered
  • Support for appropriate legal awards/recognition

*terms and conditions apply

On offer is an attractive salary package, a supportive team environment and real prospects for promotion. The Company will consider applicants wishing to work part time, full time or with flexible working hours. The Company will allow working from home.

The company is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusivity of its staff and strives to ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of the communities they serve.

About Gemini Recruitment and Equal Opportunities:

Gemini Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in legal recruitment. We provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK.

Our primary aim is to deliver a quality bespoke service to our clients. We are currently handling the careers of a number of experienced legal professionals ranging from legal support staff to Solicitors. Our clients are based across the country and have vacancies covering numerous areas of law. If you are looking for your first job or want to move up the career ladder, we can help.

The recruitment process will fully comply with GDPR and other applicable laws.   Background checks including CRB / DBS checks will establish your eligibility to work in the UK and suitability to the role.

If this sounds of interest apply now for one of our agents to contact you.

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At Gemini Recruitment our aim is to provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Execs, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK.

We are currently handling the careers of a number of experienced legal professionals.  Our clients are based across the country and have vacancies covering numerous areas of law. If you are looking for your first job or want to move up the career ladder, we can help.

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