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Children Law Accredited Solicitor

BBBH15859
£45000 - £60000 per annum Excellent Benefits
City London UK City of London

Managing this Role

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Max Gulliford

Recruitment Consultant - London & Herts
0203 865 2113

This is an excellent opportunity for a Children Panel Solicitor to join an industry leading team, renowned for cutting edge work. Equally, you might be a Solicitor with a real passion for children work, this firm will support you in obtaining the accreditation.

The firm

Although the firm is one of the largest in the country for high-quality legal aid work, it stands out for the lovely family feel it has run throughout the firm. The practice has a highly successful and growing private arm of the business, which is growing year on year. They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years, and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field. It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They have the highest level of expertise for legal aid work and are now one of the largest firms in the country, although they have a growing private arm to the business which already has a reputation for dealing with high-quality work.

Within the last year, the firm has taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow, and subsequently, there are fantastic prospects to be able to progress. You will work within a friendly, professional, supportive and dynamic team.

Having dealt with this firm in the past, it's always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. It would be an opportunity for someone in a glass ceiling environment to join a practice which allows for endless growth.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a Children Panel Solicitor to join their Whitechapel, London office.

You will work alongside a highly experienced team of circa. 20 staff.

You will deal with a varied caseload of public law children work, the variety of the caseload will make for an interesting role. The caseload will include, but not be limited to; Family separation, Social services, Adoption, Special guardianship and Abduction.

This role comes with excellent training and prospects for your career.

Requirements

  • You will be a Children Panel Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • Ideally you will be a children panel member, if you are not, the firm will support you in acquiring this accreditation.
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You should have a passion for childcare work
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a Children Panel Solicitor to join this highly-regarded, growing, Legal 500 firm in their Whitechapel, London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call me for a confidential conversation.