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Care Lawyer

Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent, Full time
Practice area:
Family / Matrimonial
Job reference:
FLS127997
This vacancy has now expired.

Are you looking for a new and exciting role in South Yorkshire within Family Law? We have just been instructed on a role at a well-known firm for a Chartered Legal Executive or non-qualified Fee Earner who specialises in Family/Care Law. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic motivated and experienced lawyer to join this long established, forward thinking firm.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a wide variety of experience in the following areas:
Eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
Care proceedings representing parents and children
Special Guardianship orders


The Role:
Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases
Experience of running your own case load and being able to pick up cases part way through
Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
Work as part of the team
A commitment to the development of the business and marketing activities


The Person:
Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and excellent client care skills
Proficient in Charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.
Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
Strong decision making skills
Self-starter, motivator and meticulous
Law Society Children Panel Accreditation preferred

Our consultants are experts in legal recruitment, with our strength deriving from the simple fact that we are well-known, well-respected and have developed long-standing bonds with both our clients and candidates. Having been established in the sector for over two decades, we have become an authority on all aspects of legal recruitment, allowing us be the first line of the process for our clients. To hear more about this role please contact Flora Shaw or another member of our Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal team.

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