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Childcare Solicitor

BBBH23170
£35000 - £55000 per annum
Lincolnshire Lincoln

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This heavy hitting firm are succession planning and they are looking for like-minded individuals to come on board. They have a paramount reputation in the Lincolnshire area with offices throughout, making them a heavyweight regional practice.

The Firm

This full-service Lincoln firm are constantly exceeding expectations for many of the practice areas that they operate in and have impressive plans for expansion. They have a number of offices across Lincolnshire making them the 'go to' firm across the region. This strong presence means that this practice attracts a remarkable number of leading individuals in their field, and in turn, leading to a high-quality range of work.

The firm has several accreditations, as well as being involved in several local commitments, giving them a strong reputation within their markets and locations. They pride themselves on their dedication to both their clients and the local area, by supporting organisations and encouraging their employees to actively participate in charitable events. They have also had many quizzes over zoom during the lock down period.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate. They offer a progressive career and always look to promote staff that prove themselves, so hard work is always recognised. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

The practice offers a flexible and agile view to working. They allow employees to plan their own day and decide whether to go into the office or work from home.

The Role

The firm is seeking an experienced Childcare Solicitor to join their growing office in Lincoln, though there is flexibility across a number of there offices in Lincolnshire.

You will be part of a highly regarded Family department that has a headcount of 20. The team are friendly and everyone helps each other so a there's a real team ethos and drive.

You will take on a diverse and broad caseload of solely childcare matters both in legal aid and privately funded to include guardian work, parenting agreements, consent orders, child arrangement orders, prohibited step orders and specific issue orders

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be a Childcare Solicitor with 3 years PQE
  • Children panel membership would be desirable but this is not essential
  • Experience of dealing with Child Abduction would be advantageous
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail
  • 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 Childcare Solicitor, to join this heavy-hitting firm in Lincoln.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.