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Child Care Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHCCS30/08
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description:
A fantastic opportunity for a childcare solicitor to work in a busy childcare department for a private practice in Blackburn.

The daily responsibilities would include:
*Providing legal advice relating to children's services to a high quality
*Managing complex projects and assessing known risks, and being able to adapt to situations.
*Taking control of and dealing with a substantial legal caseload
*Attending and advising at committee meetings

Within this role your responsibilities will include a full and varied childcare caseload dealing with, but not limited to;
*Pre-Proceedings and Care Proceedings
*Supervision Orders
*Interim Care Orders,
*Emergency Protection Orders

Minimum requirements would include:
*To be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive, with a minimum of 3 years' experience PQE
*At least 2 years' experience handling all aspects of child care matters.
*Previously handled a caseload of childcare matters with minimal supervision
*Desirable to have experience working in local authority roles previously.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working as a Child care Solicitor for in private practice.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.
We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.