Lawyer

Employer
Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited
Location
Asheldham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Legal 500 law firm seeks solicitor with public and private children experience on a permanent basis in Essex.

We are now actively seeking a pro-active and ambitious solicitor for a specialist children's team in Chelmsford. Working alongside experts in this field, the successful solicitor will manage a complex caseload covering both private and public children matters. Membership of the Children's Panel is advantageous but not essential.

Responsibilities
  • Adoption
  • Emergency protection orders
  • Special guardianship orders
  • Legal Aid applications
  • Contact arrangements
  • Parental responsibility
  • Relocation
  • Conducting own advocacy
  • Participating in business development initiatives


The Candidate
  • A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years' PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of private and public children law
  • Membership of the Children's Panel or LAA supervisory experience is advantageous
  • Able to manage their own caseload with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Legal Aid processes
  • Flexibility as well as access to your own vehicle is essential


What we require, when applying for this position

  • Salary requirements
  • Location: i.e. how far will you travel
  • Your current notice period


The Firm

A Legal 500 practice with a strong presence throughout East Anglia, our client provides an array of specialist legal services to clients across the region and into the capital. They pride themselves on the provision of a personal, efficient and cost-effective service to their clients. A modern practice staffed by experienced and dedicated staff; they are committed to finding practical solutions to clients' legal issues.

For further details of this Children Solicitor vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201336 quoting reference JJ31563.
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