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Childcare Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
South East London
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Childcare Solicitor

Due to growth, an ambitious and driven panel accredited Childcare Solicitor is wanted for an excellent opportunity with a modern and forward thinking South East London high street law firm recognised for its expertise and high levels of service delivery. Applications are invited from client focused Childcare Law Solicitors with upwards of 5 PQE acquired in a busy high street environment and who is driven to build out their careers in a dynamic and professional working environment. Salary is to £70,000 with comprehensive benefits and excellent prospects for career progression.

The successful Childcare Solicitor will join a friendly team delivering the highest levels of service to an South East and Central London client base. The day to day will be varied and offer plenty of challenge, lots of face to face, acting for parents and guardians in public law family proceedings involving non-accidental injury and neglect and advising on matters such as Child Arrangements Orders and Parental Responsibility Orders. As well as overseeing a manageable caseload Childcare Solicitors will also act as the legal aid franchise representative for the department, managing the firm’s family law contract and overseeing the development of an expanding team of Fee Earners. 
Full training and development will be provided and the successful applicant will work alongside an experienced Partner.

Applications are invited from ambitious panel accredited Childcare Solicitors who are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to develop in a supportive legal environment. The successful candidate will possess upwards of 5 years post qualification experience running a public funded Childcare caseload in a leading high street or regional environment. Strong academics will underpin excellent communication and all round good people skills, local knowledge an advantage but not essential. Salary is to £70,000 with comprehensive benefits.

An excellent central South East London Childcare Law role. Contact Director and Recruitment Consultant Jonathan Nolan 0203 8463071 for a confidential chat about this and other great London based Childcare and Family Law opportunities or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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