Childcare Associate


  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • West Midlands
  • Posted: 19/08/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215281276

Job Details

Childcare Solicitor/4+ PQE/West Midlands/Starting Salary £40,000 DOE/Comprehensive Benefits Package/ Leading Regional Law Firm – To apply please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:1276
JOB TITLE: Childcare Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 4 years pqe +
LOCATION: West Midlands
SALARY: £Dependant on experience
THE ROLE:
As the appointed Childcare Solicitor be responsible for you own caseload of childcare matters including acting on behalf Guardians and the Local Authorities. The successful Childcare Solicitor will be dealing with Care Proceedings along with the occasional parent instruction. A motivating environment where continuous development of skills and performance are encouraged by this Legal 500 and Chambers recommended practice. You will also be required to deal with case preparation and undertake your own advocacy before County and Family Proceedings Court. The Family team at this leading law firm genuinely operate and support flexible working patterns and are also enthusiastic about supporting your own individual career ambitions. The firm have a great reputation and frequently come highly recommended in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Childcare Solicitor will have a minimum of 3 years PQE and will join a team of knowledgeable individuals who have a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of childcare law. Due to continued increase of new instructions, the firm are looking for Childcare Solicitors who have proven technical expertise in dealing with care proceedings, preparing cases and undertaking your own advocacy. You will have gained relevant experience within a local authority or a law firm and have a real desire to develop a successful career within this area of law. Excellent team work skills as well as the ability to provide a high standard of client care is essential for this role. A fantastic opportunity to stretch your existing skills within a friendly and dynamic practice.
THE FIRM:
Our client is recognised as a well established and widely respected firm who is now seeking a forward thinking Childcare Solicitor. The successful Childcare Solicitor will be part of a team who is highly ambitious and always aiming to reach new heights. This is an excellent stepping stone for a Childcare Solicitor who is now looking to make their mark and progress their career further. The firm has a clear growth strategy and is a real forward thinking firm which is going places. I have recruited for this firm for over ten years and have seen an unparalleled growth over the last ten years making it a really exciting place to be. The firm really believe in managing and mentoring employees and have a really clear career path for individuals at all levels which makes it a clear platform for ambitious individuals to progress their career in the direction they so choose.
PACKAGE:
Starting salary circa £40,000 (DOE) bonus scheme and enhanced benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Childcare Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and South West. If you are a Childcare Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

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