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Solicitor or Legal Executive 

Family Team

 

Hours

Full time

Contract

Permanent

Team

Family

Location

Newton Abbot, Devon

Deadline

21st October 2021

 

 

Our specialist team in Newton Abbot is one of the largest in the South West.  We represent children, parents and grandparents who are the subject of care proceedings as well all private law applications and divorce and injunction matters.  A high percentage of our work is dealing with public law proceedings, where we are instructed by CAFCASS.

 

What you’ll be doing

You will be managing and conducting your own caseload and assisting other fee earners with their caseloads, when necessary.  The caseload will include both public law, private law and rule 16.4 appointments.

 

What we’re looking for

You will need to be a member of the Children’s Panel and able to work independently but also as part of a team.  You will need good advocacy skills and good IT and administrative skills.

 

What you’ll have

Membership of the Children’s Panel.

 

What we have

We believe that our people are our most important asset, and are committed to supporting our teams, cultivating a healthy culture of challenge and expectation with support and care. We invest in our teams and our infrastructure to ensure that we attract and retain talented staff, and are committed to giving all colleagues the opportunity to reach their full potential, with a real focus on training and development.

Our values; high quality work, healthy growth and happy teams are at the heart of everything we do. Find out more about our vision and values, commitment to colleague wellbeing, and colleague benefits below.

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Our commitment to colleague wellbeing

 

How to apply

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