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Senior Childcare Solicitor

£50000 - £65000 per annum Excellent benefits
Somerset Yeovil

Managing this Role


Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Senior Childcare Solicitor 5-10 years PQE or CILEX l Yeovil

The firm:

This leading Legal 500 firm is well established in the South West area and comes highly recommended in the local community. They offer a broad range of services for individuals and businesses and the property department is considered one the most experienced in the region and has received excellent recognition in the rankings.

They continue to outperform larger firms in the area and have consistently built on their rankings in the legal directories year on year. The firm is home to multiple industry leaders who are committed to growing and developing their respective departments.

Their people-focused approach has produced outstanding staff retention rates and why this is why they remain an attractive employer for those seeking a high level of investment and support.

The role:

This firm is looking to appoint a Senior Childcare Solicitor 5-10 years PQE or CILEX to work in their thriving Yeovil office.

This highly rated childcare team handles a wide range of work including adoption orders, child arrangement orders, child custody, police protection orders, special guardianship orders and child protection review conferences. They represent parents, grandparents and other family members.

The work will be a mix of good-quality private work and some public. Although a Member of the Children Panel is preferred, anyone who is willing to work towards qualification will be considered.

The team is known for its resolution-based approach in order to secure the very best outcome for their clients, therefore it's important that you share in this ethos and demonstrate strong advocacy and mediation skills.

The ideal candidate:

  • Senior Childcare Solicitor 5-10 years PQE or CILEX
  • Member of the Children Panel is preferred but not essential
  • A team player and willing to get involved with business development and networking activities


  • Competitive salary package and a flexible approach to working
  • A genuine meritocracy and opportunity to develop
  • A thriving workload with the scope to take on the types of family work you enjoy

This leading regional firm is seeking to appoint a dedicated Senior Childcare Solicitor 5-10 years PQE or CILEX to join their well-regarded team based in Yeovil.

Apply now for immediate consideration or get in touch for a confidential conversation.