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    Care / Family Solicitor - Legal Aid

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Family/ Matrimonial
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 08/10/2019
  • Job reference: 41687_1570532917

Family and Child Care Solicitor


Competitive Salary + Bonus

My client are proud to be one of Yorkshire's leading Solicitors practices, they have an established history of over 150 years and offices throughout the region, the firm are Legal 500 recognised as well as Law Society accredited for the Children Law.

The Role

You will be responsible for a caseload of specific care files that are Legally Aid funded. The candidate must also be able to handle their own busy case load and demonstrate their ability and experience in dealing with the following type of matters:

  • Care Proceedings
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Neglect
  • Supervisor Orders
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Placement Orders, Including interim orders
  • Serious injury involving children.

This is a rare and challenging opportunity, which offers excellent benefits and career prospects for the right candidate.


  • Solicitor or CILEX with a minimum of 2 years' experience in this area
  • Must be able to carry out their own advocacy

Key Skills

  • The successful candidate must be highly experienced in a broad range of public funded cases in this area.
  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in dealing with these types of cases.
  • The successful candidate must have a strong ability to manage and supervise as well as fee earn and be able to demonstrate the same.
  • Be professional and have a pro-active approach with the ability to work independently with limited supervision, showing integrity and professionalism always.
  • Have excellent client care skills to include the ability to successfully market the company and generate new business with the goal of building the firms own client following.
  • Must also be able to develop and maintain local and national networks to attract and secure new business and build relationships with other professionals and third parties.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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