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Child Care Solicitor

  • Job reference: JHCASTVE/0711
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: A brilliant opportunity for a Family Law Solicitor has become available to join a Legal 500 firm in London. They are seeking someone to join their large Family Law department to assist the 2 Member Partners, 2 Salaried Partners, 11 Solicitors, 6 Consultant Solicitors, 2 trainees and 4 Paralegals with a very busy caseload.

You will be a highly experienced Solicitor with a specialism in Children's Law. The position is a full time Solicitor role. The role will include running a caseload of family law cases relating to, international child abduction, applications under the Inherent Jurisdiction/Wardship, private law children cases and domestic violence applications.

Duties and Responsibilities
*Supervision and running of the Child Abduction team.
*Running a caseload of Family Law matters, specialising in Children Law.
*Assisting senior team members with the departments varied caseload.
*Preparing court bundles and taking witness statements.

Experience Required
*You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a current Practising Certificate.
*A minimum of 4 years' PQE within Family Law and Child Abduction matters.
*Resolution Specialist Accreditation including Child Abduction portfolio or a Law Society Family Law Advanced Accreditation including Child Abduction and wardship portfolio.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking Legal 500 firm with a strong presence within Family Law in London. You will join a firm that takes pride in their employee's growth and development and offer excellent benefits with a highly competitive salary.

Should you wish to discuss this role or you would like to apply please contact Jack Heaton on 01772 208969 or email For our latest jobs and register for job alerts, please visit

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