Care Solicitor

  • Bradford
  • Permanent
  • Salary Depending on Experience

I am on the lookout for a dedicated Care Solicitor to join my client’s legal team. This position requires a compassionate yet assertive individual who can manage sensitive cases with the utmost professionalism and care. My client is open to discussions from NQ level to 10 years + PQE. The successful candidate will enjoy a very relaxed working environment with generous holidays and the option to work 1 day from home.

Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Handle a caseload of care and family law matters, including care proceedings, child protection, and related issues.
  • Represent clients in court and at tribunal hearings, ensuring their rights and interests are effectively advocated.
  • Provide expert legal advice to clients, including parents, guardians, and local authorities, regarding their rights and obligations.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including statements, applications, and court forms.
  • Engage in negotiations with opposing parties to reach favourable settlements where possible.
  • Work closely with social services, medical professionals, and other relevant agencies to gather necessary evidence and build strong cases.
  • Ensure all casework complies with current legislation, regulations, and best practice standards.

Benefits:
 

  • Salary is depending on experience, but it will be a genuinely competitive wage for yourself in this area of law.
  • 25 days holidays + Christmas period off + Birthday off.
  • Option to work a day from home.
  • Joining a fantastic small team in a comfortable working environment.
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