Senior Children Panel Accredited Solicitor

  • Job Reference: BH-36547
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: East London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Family, Childcare
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Are you a Children Panel Accredited Solicitor seeking a new challenge with a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Firm?

Our client is in search of a dedicated 8 year+ PQE Children Panel Accredited Solicitor to join their Family Law team. You will showcase proficiency in prioritising tasks, working effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, and demonstrate self-motivation as well as the ability to motivate and support colleagues.

The Firm:
The Legal 500 Firm, with a legacy spanning over a century, is widely acknowledged for its esteemed reputation. Boasting a sizable team of proficient lawyers who are dedicated to upholding the values of professionalism, clarity, respect, and genuine care, while providing an extensive range of expert legal services. Embracing a collaborative ethos, the firm cultivates a supportive atmosphere for both clients and colleagues, working towards achieving optimal outcomes. Recognising the effectiveness of teamwork, they understand that the best results emerge from collective efforts.

What will be expected of you?
  • Running a caseload of public and private law children cases and domestic abuse cases
  • Undertaking advocacy
  • Knowledge of LAA contract requirements
  • Keeping updated with legal developments relating to children law and sharing knowledge
  • Supervision of junior members of team
  • The ability to meet billing and time recording targets
  • Proactively marketing yourself, the team and the Firm
  • Good marketing and business development skills

Is this the position for you?
  • A minimum of 8 years PQE
  • Accredited to the Law Society’s Children Panel
  • Strong working relationship with CAFCASS guardians
  • Technical knowledge in children law and experience of acting in complicated care proceedings
  • An established reputation as an expert in public children law
  • Meets the LAA requirements for supervisor status
  • Experience of supervising junior team members

What is on offer in return?
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Health Cashback Plan
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Career development programme
  • Length of service awards

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