Family Solicitor - Child Abduction

JMC Legal.
England, London, City of London
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Feb 2021
21 Mar 2021
Jonny Dickens
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This family department are known for their cutting-edge work, that regularly attracts media attention.

This is a unique role for a Family Solicitor Child Abduction panel member to join this well-known and respected company. You will have the autonomy to grow the department and drive the business forward and there is a clear pathway to partnership.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm.

They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field.

It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They work with big name clients and are known for their Legal Aid work.

The firm has recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow and you will work within a friendly, professional and dynamic team, at hand in a team of over 140 professionals.

Having dealt with this firm in the past its always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. You will be joining a practice which allows for endless growth.

The Role

This market leading firm are seeking a panel accredited Child Abduction Solicitor 4 years+ PQE to join them at their office in the City of London.

This is an exciting role where you will have the responsibility to drive the business forward as their experienced Senior Solicitor is moving on from the firm after being with them for years. There is a massive career development opportunity and pathway to partnership for the right candidate.

We have worked with this organisation for many years and they are one of the friendliest around. They really value and invest in their staff and have maintained a friendly, which is demonstrated in their high levels of staff retention.

They are one of the biggest legal aid firms and are mostly funded by legal aid but do also fund cases by way of Conditional Fee Agreements and private fees.


  • You will be experienced and have a strong legal knowledge in all areas of child abduction law
  • You will be a panel member for child abduction and domestic abuse
  • Ensuring that local authorities comply with their safeguarding duties.
  • You will have experience working to a high level of accuracy

You will be working for clients with a range of needs, some of whom are in very vulnerable situations such as facing eviction or a lack of community care services.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Child Abduction Panel Member 4 years+ PQE to join this outstanding Legal 500 firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for a confidential conversation

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