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Solicitor – Family – Care Proceedings

Job Reference: TPT2259
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: negotiable
Job Location: Beds Luton
Job Description: Beds My client is a very well established Legal Practice based in Luton

My client is a very well established Legal Practice based in Luton, Beds, who are looking to recruit a Qualified Solicitor with experience in Care Proceedings.  They will consider a person who is Newly Qualified but has evidence of working in this area either as a paralegal or as a Seat in a Training Contract or a qualified with experience in this area.

As well as representing parents and family members, the team is regularly instructed to represent the interests of children in care proceedings and private family proceedings.

The candidate should have strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively as part of a busy team. They must be able to manage their own caseload with minimum supervision. Working within an experienced and supportive team there are genuine opportunities for career development and progression for the right person.

This is a busy role requiring a proactive individual who will demonstrate a positive approach to work whilst maintaining resilience and focus under pressure. As a team player you will have strong communication and organisational skills. You will possess a solid level of legal knowledge to enable you to advise clients with confidence and authority Together with strong advocacy and client facing skills you will be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of personal service. Requirements • Family experience, good client care skills, provide professional and competent legal advice in accordance with SRA Code of conduct • Strong IT skills. Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets • Proven experience of handling own caseload • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines • Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

If you are qualified and have evidence of working in Family Law with experience of working with Care Proceedings and live within easy commuting distance of Luton, Beds, please apply now.

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