Children Panel Solicitor

  • Job Reference: BH-36533
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Family, Childcare
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Are you a 3-year PQE+ Children Panel Solicitor or Legal Executive seeking a new opportunity with a leading Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners ranked Firm?
Our client is seeking a Children Panel Solicitor or Legal Executive to join there recently merged offices Childcare Department. You will demonstrate a with a genuine passion for publicly funded work along with strong advocacy skills and will be working with a number of members of the Law Society Childrens Panel and Family Panel Resolution accredited specialists. The team represent parents, Guardians children, adopters, foster carers, kinship carers and advise on all matters of child care law.  
Hybrid working opportunities will be available, the Firm is paperless so IT proficiency is imperative.
What will be expected from you?
  • A Children Panel member with at least 3 years PQE
  • Undertake all aspects of childcare work
  • Undertake advocacy
  • Undertake a variety of work including public law, child protection, SGO and adoption matters
  • Advising and assisting other team members and encouraging development
  • Confidence to work independently as well as in a team and to prioritise workloads accordingly
  • Excellent client care skills

The Firm:
With a rich history spanning two decades, the Firm is acknowledged in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners rankings along with being recognised in the Times Best Law Firms for 2023 and 2024. With a dedicated team of over 200 staff with offices nationwide, the Firm is committed to servicing clients in both privately and publicly funded legal matters. Building partnerships based on trust, ensuring clients receive the support they need during challenging times with an ethos of continuous improvement.

In exchange, the Firm provides a competitive salary and benefits package, with a positive and supportive work environment in a team takes pride in internal promotions.

For further details of this vacancy, please contact Mia Henderson on 01954208081 quoting reference 36533.

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