Family Law Solicitor / Public Law
- Bury, Lancashire
- 30 - 40k per annum
- Butcher & Barlow Solicitors
Butcher & Barlow is a Legal 500 Firm with a rich heritage. With 10 Offices across the North West, we pride ourselves on being a law firm with local connections but the size to provide an approachable expert in every field. We are big enough to cope with the requirements of all manner of clients across a broad range of services, from making a Will to multi-million pound share sales, but we do not forget that the personal touch and attention to detail is what sets us apart from others in the profession.
We are the big firm on the doorstep, we are solicitors for life.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor to join our expanding Public Law children team in a full-time role.
Location: Bury or Tyldesley, depending on preference, with flexible working from home.
Ideally, the candidate should have three years post qualification experience. Experience in Public Law children work, including representing parents, children and other family members in Section 31 and other Public Law children proceedings is essential.
Candidates will have:
- Children Law Accreditation.
- The ability to manage own case load of primarily legal aid public law children work with minimal supervision;
- Experience in advocacy and willing to undertake own advocacy; and
- Received regular instructions from Guardians to act for children.
Although the role is primarily relating to legal aid Public Law children work you may also be asked to deal with Private Law legal aid work as required.
Competitive fee sharing / remuneration package available.
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org