Job Title Child Care Lawyer
Our client, a very well-established law firm in Leicestershire, is looking for an experienced Child Care Lawyer to join their growing team.
We are looking for someone with proven experience as a Care Solicitor/Lawyer and driven to progress within their career, as well as:
Be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives;
Familiarity with forms and other relevant documentation relating to Child Care matters;
Knowledge of and ability to apply and interpret child related law including care and adoption proceedings;
Demonstrable understanding of primary and secondary legislation;
Demonstrable experience of personally managing legal work to a high standard of accuracy, reliability and promptitude;
Commitment to keep abreast of changes and developments in law and practice of their field and ensure that the team benefits from that knowledge;
Essential experience required of working within the area of children's social care;
At least 2 years post qualification experience of dealing with public law Children Act matters, preferably gained in a Local Authority setting.
Experience of successfully defending judicial review proceedings.