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Childcare Solicitor

£35000 - £50000 per annum
Northamptonshire Northampton

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Midlands
0121 296 6643

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.

The Firm

This firm has an impressive national profile, with multiple offices across the UK; adopting a mutually supportive, collaborative and cohesive approach. The firm discourage departmental boundaries and encourage collective co-operation.

They have a strong reputation across many industry sectors, clients ranging from private individuals to ownership managed businesses, to international business heavyweights. The firm is incredibly client-centric in its approach and as such a great deal of its work is generated through repeat/referral business.

Despite the firm's impressive stature and presence throughout the country, they are incredibly focused on retaining a collegiate, family feel to the business, going as far to organise localised social events for their teams. The firm is looking to replicate their previous successes and wish to diversify their service further.

Due to the growing nature of the firm, opportunities for progression abound for the talented professional.

The Role

The firm is seeking an experienced Childcare Solicitor to join their growing office in Northampton.

You will be part of a highly regarded Family department. 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.


  • You will be a Childcare Solicitor with 3 years PQE
  • Children panel membership would be desirable but this is not essential
  • 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

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