Childcare Solicitor

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
26 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
403527-4-JC-26
Contact
Jamie Chinnock
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Family
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
A well-established multi-office law firm is seeking an experienced family solicitor/childcare solicitor to join them in Manchester.

You will be joining a family team with a strong reputation in family/childcare work and have a high profile with offices close to the Civil Justice Centre in Manchester.
 
Your role as the childcare solicitor will be to handle a caseload of predominantly child care matters including representing children, parents and other relatives and guardians, undertaking your own advocacy representing clients in the Crown and High Court. You will play an active part in marketing the Family Department to generate further work and build up your own client base. 
 
You must be a qualified family solicitor/childcare solicitor advocate with at least 3+ years' PQE in handling your own caseload of care matters. You will also be a Children's Panel Member and be used to undertaking your own advocacy. Knowledge and a history of compliance with Lexcel and SQM would be helpful but is not essential as training will be given.   

A following of guardian work through Cafcass and an ability to facilitate work from social services and other referrals would be highly desirable. In addition, Higher Rights of Audience would be beneficial. 
 
On offer is a competitive salary (negotiable depending on level of experience), plus on-site parking and other benefits. 
 
Apply now to be considered for this childcare solicitor advocate opportunity in Manchester.