Family, Children Law Solicitor - Midlands

England, West Midlands
£45000 - £70000 per annum
22 May 2024
18 Jun 2024
Jameson Legal
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a respected regional law firm offering their clients a full range of legal services.

They are renowned for excellent client care. They have a steady workforce and broad diet of clients both private and commercial.

Currently they are recruiting for an experienced solicitor or chartered legal executive to join their children law team. The team is known for its technical expertise and pragmatic approach, dealing with a wide range of matters including children issues and disputes, care proceedings, adoption and surrogacy.

The firms solicitors are skilled advocates who appear regularly in court including in the High Court in public and private law proceedings. They often receive instructions from professional guardians to act in the most serious and complex cases. They regularly conduct their own advocacy, but also have excellent relationships with counsel and other experts.

Clients vary from affluent professionals to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in society; the firm and the department pride themselves on providing high levels of service to all clients.

This is a highly expert team who work together to deliver exceptional service to family law clients. There is an existing caseload as the team generates referrals on a regular basis.

The candidate:

  • Ideally candidates will be a member of the Law Society Children panel, although those with suitable experience who will work towards panel membership will also be strongly considered.
  • Must be a team player who displays flexibility and a supportive approach to colleagues.
  • Experienced in publicly funded Child Care work with the ability to service privately funded cases.
  • Experience in own advocacy is an advantage.
  • Ideally 5 days per week, although 4 day working would be considered.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious and socially aware lawyer who wishes to join a supportive well established law firm and department.

The firm provide car parking, some hybrid, and competitive salaries, accompanied by an attractive benefits package.

Remuneration: £45,000 to £70,000

For more information on this role and any others that may interest you please reach out to Helen Abrahams.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.