Care Chartered Legal Executive

  • £28000 - £40000 per annum
  • Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

On behalf of our client, SaccoMann are currently seeking a talented and passionate Family Chartered Legal Executive to join our clients dynamic team and specialise in care work within their family law department.

Ranked number 1 in Family Law, our client is a leading law firm who dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to all of their clients and have a strong reputation within Sunderland for their commitment to our clients and our expertise within many areas of law.

As a Family Chartered Legal Executive, you will work alongside an experienced team on family matters, specialising in care work. You will also have the opportunity to handle private Children Act matters. Other work will include:

  • Manage a caseload of care work matters, including child protection, care proceedings, and social services involvement.
  • Provide expert legal advice and support to clients involved in care proceedings, ensuring their rights and best interests are protected.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to develop effective legal strategies and arguments.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, including court applications, witness statements, and case summaries.
  • Represent clients in court hearings, conferences, and meetings with social workers and other professionals involved in care proceedings.
  • Liaise with external agencies, including local authorities, social services, and child welfare organisations, to gather relevant information and collaborate on cases.
  • Attend client meetings and provide clear explanations of legal processes, options, and potential outcomes.
  • Stay updated on changes in legislation and case law related to care work, ensuring compliance and awareness of legal developments.

My client is looking for a strong Chartered Legal Executive who has proven experience working within family law, specifically handling care work cases.

This is a fantastic opportunity that is not to be missed.

  • Continue to develop your career through in-house and external training opportunities
  • Flexible/Hybrid working opportunities available
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Free onsite car parking (subject to availability)
  • 27 days holiday
  • Christmas Eve off
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Death in service insurance
  • Regular social events
  • Employee high street discounts app
  • Discounted legal services for employees

How to Apply
Sound like the role for you? If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, or wish to apply to it, then please contact Chloe Murphy on 0113 467 9783 or ask to speak to another member of the Private Practice East division.

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