Care Solicitor

England, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Andrew Purdy
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Family
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

A confident Newly Qualified Childcare Solicitor is required to join the family department of an award winning Legal 500 law firm based in Chesterfield. The firm has gone from strength to strength and is now looking for a motivated and confident newly qualified childcare solicitor to join its reputable and highly regarded team. The firm has a really strong personality, coming across as a genuinely lovely practice that really focuses on its staff, clients and quality of work it delivers. They have managed to retain more traditional values in that it's very much about quality over quantity, yet under the roof of a modern and forward thinking practice.
The Role
You will be required to manage your own caseload of smaller matters as well as assisting on the larger ones
The caseload will mainly be handling care proceedings as well as others like non-accidental injuries and cases with an international element
Acting for all sorts of clients including children, parents and/or families
Working alongside Solicitors that have been working within that area for many years and have tonnes of experience
The Candidate
It is essential you have a valid UK drivers licence
The firm is ideally looking for someone who is newly qualified with some experience within a family department
Naturally, you should be highly organised and able to hit all deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure and maintaining meticulous records of your files
You should possess excellent all round communication skills
The Benefits
Competitive salary
Supportive environment within a highly reputable firm
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this role then contact Andrew Purdy or another member of our Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website