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Public Childcare Solicitor – Family Law

Public Childcare Solicitor – Family Law – NEW ROLE

Permanent Role – Eastleigh, Hampshire

Salary Dependant on experience – 2- 6+ years PQE

Our client is widely regarded as a top 100 law firm and operates under various brands across the UK. They are a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500. 

Our client’s employee count currently exceeds 700 who are based across various offices throughout the country. Due to growth our client now holds a requirement for a Childcare Solicitor to join their team in the Eastleigh office. 

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience in family and child care work
  • have excellent knowledge of the public funding system and LAA procedures
  • have developed a relationship with CAFCASS and other childcare agencies
  • be an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel (not essential but would be advantageous)
  • be able to undertake their own advocacy

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

Salary will be competitive for the right person.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please call 07412 428910 and send your most up to date CV through to Sharna@Optimal-recruitment.co.uk