Lawyer – Childcare

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Salary Homeworking Work/life balance
Closing date
18 Nov 2020
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Progress your career as a childcare specialist within a reputable practice located in Devon.

Offering a competitive remuneration package and exposure to high quality work, this is an excellent opportunity for a pro-active and ambitious lawyer to join a specialist team in Plymouth. Utilising your knowledge of this area of law, the successful lawyer will manage a busy caseload of childcare files, ensuring high levels of client care and service.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Childcare proceedings
  • Publicly funded children matters
  • Attending legal planning meetings
  • Emergency protection orders
  • Liaising with social services and various other professionals
  • Legal Aid applications
  • Participation in business development initiatives
The Candidate

  • A qualified solicitor or chartered legal executive from newly qualified plus
  • Technically proficient in childcare cases
  • Either be a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel or working towards this
  • Knowledge of Legal Aid processes is essential
  • Possesses outstanding communication and client care skills
  • IT Literacy
  • Managing own caseload to meet tight deadlines
  • A team player with a desire for professional development
The Firm

Our client is an historic practice with strong roots situated in a highly desirable location in the heart of Plymouth. Blending traditional values of commitment and client care with modern practices, they utilise their expansive knowledge and expertise to ensure a pro-active, accessible approach which is tailored to the client’s individual needs. Recognising that their staff are their greatest asset, they provide a fantastic work/life balance and encourage their employees to continually strive to reach their full potential through training and rewarding work. Actively involved within their local community, they support local and national charities and events which has resulted in them the building of successful working relationships with clients and an enviable client base both locally and further afield.


  • Very competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Homeworking opportunities
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Modern offices situated in the heart of Plymouth
  • Exposure to high quality work
Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
Lawyer – Childcare

For further details of this Childcare Lawyer vacancy, please contact Charlotte on 01954 208061 quoting reference CW31979.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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