A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and driven Newly Qualified Solicitor to join our busy and well respected Legal 500 recommended Child Care team offering an exceptional quality service providing specialist guidance and advice to clients through a variety of public child care work including child protection issues, child abduction and special guardianship.
Full or Part Time Hours - Permanent Contract.
Commencement date: immediate start (Dependant on Notice period).
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
The PQE for this role is flexible as training will be given, however, applications from Newly Qualified Solicitors to 3 years PQE will be considered. It is a requirement that Newly Qualified Solicitors have completed a seat in Care and Family and will have been given a good level of responsibility within their training contract seats. More experienced candidates in this legal practice area will be considered on merit.
Care work will include Public Child Care work with a future requirement to attain Child Panel accreditation in order to take instructions from guardians and represent children. The position would suit someone who has the ability to look at primary evidence in order to challenge and formulate a case, cross examine and possess confidence to undertake advocacy work to represent clients at Court. Ideally they should also have excellent computer skills, be highly organised, accurate, committed to meeting deadlines and keeping meticulous records. A paramount element of the role is to be able to work as part of a team and have excellent communication skills as this is a client facing role.
There is potential to progress within the Company in line with the current succession planning by demonstrating continuous professional development. If you are driven to excel and are committed to developing new business and would like to build a long-term career working within our Child Care team please forward your CV or get in touch for a confidential conversation by following the link below.
Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is essential as there will be an element of travelling to various Courts and company offices.
Salary is negotiable, according to experience.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Closing Date: Applications are now closed
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