Children Panel Solicitor - East London
An opportunity has arisen to join a long standing and reputable practice in East London. This is a rare chance to join as the firm have a strong staff retention rate.
The firm's family department is one of the longest standing and it has been a leading practice area for them since their opening over 40 years' ago. They are particularly well known for their Legal Aid family/childcare work. As such, the firm are looking for an accredited Children Panel Solicitor to join the team and replace a long standing member of the department. Ideally you will also be a recognised supervisor under the Legal Aid Agency.
You will working closely with one of the Senior Partners and will manage your own caseload, including the associated advocacy in court. This is also being seen as a potential succession role, with the chance to become Partner in future. Current Partners within the firm have progressed from a junior level, so this is a very realistic possiblity.
To be considered for the role, you will need to meet the following specification:
- 3 years' PQE or more
- Children Panel accredited or in a position to gain this within a short space of time
- Able to run your own caseload without supervision
- MUST be capable of carrying out your own advocacy, including at trials
Experience of private family law and an existing following (particularly guardian cases) would be particularly advantageous but is not a pre-requisite for the role.
The salary on offer will be dependent on experience.
If you're an experienced Children Panel accredited Solicitor and looking for your next move, please apply now for immediate consideration.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Tom Stafford at G2 Legal on 0207 649 9298 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.