Family Child Care Solicitor

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Family Solicitor (Child Care)

NQ +

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor, Legal Executive or Fee Earner to join a reputable legal practice with a great presence in Shropshire and across the nation. They are a full-service firm with…

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Family Solicitor (Child Care)

NQ +

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor, Legal Executive or Fee Earner to join a reputable legal practice with a great presence in Shropshire and across the nation. They are a full-service firm with a number of accreditations to their name.

They are seeking a Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced Fee Earner with a good understanding of public child care law to join their expanding Family team in Shrewsbury.

You will advise on a variety of matters to include, but not limited to:

  • Child Protection Conferences
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Care Orders
  • Supervision Orders
  • Contact with children in care
  • Discharge of Care Orders
  • Placement Orders
  • Adoption

Duties will include:

  • Managing own caseload
  • Undertaking your own advocacy
  • Advising on a variety of family matters
  • Develop existing caseload in children and care matters
  • Drafting legal documentation
  • Drafting various Court Applications
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good academics
  • Have experience dealing with public childcare law, public funding system and LAA procedures
  • Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base
  • Have established a relationship with CAFCASS and other childcare agencies
  • Be an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel (desirable, not essential)
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements
  • Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the team
  • Be able to undertake your own advocacy
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm
  • Have a positive approach and strong work ethic

Job Description

Family Solicitor (Child Care)

NQ +

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor, Legal Executive or Fee Earner to join a reputable legal practice with a great presence in Shropshire and across the nation. They are a full-service firm with a number of accreditations to their name.

They are seeking a Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced Fee Earner with a good understanding of public child care law to join their expanding Family team in Shrewsbury.

You will advise on a variety of matters to include, but not limited to:

  • Child Protection Conferences
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Care Orders
  • Supervision Orders
  • Contact with children in care
  • Discharge of Care Orders
  • Placement Orders
  • Adoption

Duties will include:

  • Managing own caseload
  • Undertaking your own advocacy
  • Advising on a variety of family matters
  • Develop existing caseload in children and care matters
  • Drafting legal documentation
  • Drafting various Court Applications
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good academics
  • Have experience dealing with public childcare law, public funding system and LAA procedures
  • Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base
  • Have established a relationship with CAFCASS and other childcare agencies
  • Be an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel (desirable, not essential)
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements
  • Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the team
  • Be able to undertake your own advocacy
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm
  • Have a positive approach and strong work ethic

Job Summary

Location: Shrewsbury
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
Date: 14th January 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Shrewsbury
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
14th January 2021

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