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Childcare Solicitor NQ+

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Childcare Solicitor NQ+

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Childcare Solicitor to join our reputable law firm based in Coventry. As a Childcare Solicitor, you will play a crucial role in representing children, parents, and other parties involved in childcare proceedings, ensuring their voices are heard and their best interests are upheld.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert legal advice and representation in childcare cases, including care proceedings, child protection issues, adoption, and parental rights matters.

  • Conduct thorough assessments of cases, gathering evidence, and preparing legal documents, including court applications and statements.

  • Represent clients in court hearings, negotiations, and meetings with relevant parties, including social workers, guardians ad litem, and other legal professionals.

  • Act as an advocate for children, ensuring their views are represented and their welfare is prioritized throughout legal proceedings.

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external agencies to develop effective strategies for achieving positive outcomes for clients and safeguarding children’s rights.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor a NQ years of experience practicing in childcare law.

  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation, including the Children Act 1989 and 2004, Adoption and Children Act 2002, and related regulations.

  • Proven track record of handling childcare cases from inception to resolution, with a focus on achieving positive outcomes for clients.

  • Excellent advocacy and negotiation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced environment, managing a varied caseload with attention to detail and deadlines.

  • Commitment to upholding professional standards and ethical conduct, with a genuine passion for promoting children’s rights and welfare.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression within a dynamic and supportive team environment.

  • Access to ongoing training and professional development resources.

  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance.

  • Contributory pension scheme and additional benefits package.

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JOB REFERENCE: FJG56068_1717758449

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