Family/ Child Care Solicitor

Recruiter
Akton recruitment
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is in need of a Children Law Accredited Solicitor to join their thriving boutique firm within the heart of Leeds

They are currently seeking an experienced Child Care Solicitor to manage a caseload of interesting and at times, challenging public law cases as well as an element of private law children's work.

Applicants should be on the Law Society's Children's Panel or be prepared to work towards membership. They must be well versed in legal aid regulations and will have, or be prepared to develop, a trusted professional relationship and links with CAFCASS and other child care agencies.

Their Family Department is a very busy and fast moving environment, dealing with some of the most vulnerable sectors of the local community.

The right candidate must possess:

  • Excellent advocacy
  • Drafting and interpersonal skills
  • The highest standard of client care
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to produce consistently high quality work are all essential qualities.

They are also LEXCEL accredited and therefore, applicants must be able to demonstrate an efficient, high standard of file management with their caseload.

Applications for this role will be considered on a full or part time basis with the opportunity to work alongside established child care lawyers.

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