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Newly Qualified Childcare Solicitor

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, Kent
£38000 - £44000 per annum
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Practice area
Children law
Newly qualified, 1 year
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Newly Qualified Childcare Solicitor

£ Competitive Salary

Permanent Opportunity

ABS/ Local Authority

An fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Newly Qualified Childcare solicitor to join a quasi-organisation offering outstanding career progression on a permanent basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for Newly Qualified solicitors as you will be supported by highly experienced team members and be given the opportunity to develop on your advocacy skills. You will be part of a large, supportive team, with on-going genreous flexible working arrangements (remote initially).

As a Newly Qualified Childcare solicitor, with the support and guidance from very experienced peers you will deal with Public Law Child Proceedings, representing clients in pre-proceeding meetings and cover a range of matters, such as, Deprivation of Liberty, neglect, alcohol and substance misuse.

You will handle sensitive material from bodies such as the police, the NHS, health services, schools, government departments and be proficient in considering voluminous papers and determining the relevance of information from multiple sources.

You will be working with some of the best legal professionals in the industry and be part of a business that instils Work, Life, Balance. The firm has an excellent organisational structure, with one paralegal to every two fee earners, and a legal secretary to every five fee earners.

You must be a Newly Qualified/ soon to be qualified solicitor, preferably from a Local Authority. If from a Private Practice you will have Public Child Law experience and some experience working in a local authority as either a legal assistant or paralegal.

Benefits of the role:

  • Highly accessible location with excellent transport links
  • A Work, Life, Balance ethos
  • Generous working from home opportunities (even after Covid restrictions are lifted)
  • Competitive salary/ package
  • Fantastic team support structure
  • Exposure to High profile, niche cases

Please call Amy on 0161 513 0886 or email

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.


About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

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0161 834 1642
Sellick Partnership
Queens Court
M2 5HX
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