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3 weeks ago

Childcare Solicitor

Position type: Permanent

Location: Lancashire

Sector: Family

Salary: £40,000 - £70,000

Skills: childcare

Experience: At least 1 year of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

An established nationwide law firm is seeking a childcare Solicitor to join their growing Family Department. This is a key role that involves handling all aspects of childcare work, including legal aid cases. The successful candidate will be responsible for attending conferences, representing clients in court, and contributing to the development and growth of the department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a varied caseload covering all aspects of childcare work.
  • Handle legal aid cases.
  • Attend conferences and undertake advocacy in court.
  • Take initiative to develop and grow the department, including building upon existing contacts.
  • Provide support and guidance to junior colleagues (experience in this area is advantageous).

Requirements:

  • Solicitor with at least 1 year of PQE (consideration given to those with up to 10 years PQE).
  • Child Panel Accreditation is not required but motivation to achieve it is preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-office firm.
  • Excellent client care skills, with the ability to support vulnerable clients.
  • Client following and business development skills (desirable but not essential).
  • Advocacy experience (desirable but not essential).

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Extensive benefits package.
  • Bonus schemes.
  • Hybrid working options.
  • Opportunities for career progression.

So, if you are an experienced childcare Solicitor looking for a new opportunity in a dynamic and supportive law firm, this role could be the perfect fit. In return, the firm offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement. Apply now to be considered for this important position.

Therefore, to apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, benefits, bonus scheme, hybrid working and opportunities for progression.

Job Requirements

Solicitor with at least 1 year of PQE (consideration given to those with up to 10 years PQE). Child Panel Accreditation is advantageous but not essential.

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