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Job Title: Child Care Lawyer

Department: Family

Position: Full Time

Location: Torquay

Salary: Competitive

WBW Solicitors is one of the largest legal practices in the South West, with offices based in Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Exeter, Bovey Tracey, Launceston, Exmouth, Sidmouth & Honiton. With clearly defined divisions catering for business and private clients, our teams are able to offer the very best legal advice through a full range of legal services, across a wide range of areas and commercial sectors. We reward our hard-working staff with flexibility, competitive salaries with a generous holiday plan and a fantastic benefits package.

The Role:

WBW have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lawyer to join our Family Team in our Torquay office. The role will include overseeing the whole process of each case from pre-proceedings through to completion of the final hearing. Organising/participating in training events as appropriate and/or necessary. Taking a lead role in advising clients on the specialist aspects of Child Care law and practice. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive with sufficient experience necessary to enable them to hit the ground running.

You will be part of a team of specialists, who all handle their own caseload of varied matters. You will be responsible for progressing your own caseload of files focussed on care proceedings, acting for parents/grandparents, either be a member of the Children Panel or working towards that. You will be expected to conduct your own advocacy, unless complex or lengthy.

Other aspects of family work will be included in your caseload and you can focus it around your particular interests.

Quality

To make sure that quality standards are understood and adhered to at all times. To promote a high quality of service and to maintain file administration, carry out reviews as directed and comply with the firm’s quality standards policies and procedures outlined in the firm’s Practice Manual. To adhere to the firm’s Equality and Diversity Policy at all times.

Profitability

To achieve any billing, time and fee earning targets set; to co-operate with the firm’s credit control arrangements; to manage time effectively and ensure billing is carried out regularly. Ensure recommendations and cross-referrals occur to other departments and personnel within the firm.

The Candidate

Your team are supportive and will be welcoming; an enthusiastic candidate with experience is essential. You will need to be able to manage large workloads effectively and be productive under pressure. Successful candidates will have previous experience, be personable, articulate and enjoy working both in an individual role and as an integral part of the team. Excellent knowledge and evidence of understanding child care law will be crucial at interview stages

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, or to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@wbw.co.uk.
Job Title: Child Care Lawyer

Department: Family

Position: Full Time

Location: Torquay

Salary: Competitive

WBW Solicitors is one of the largest legal practices in the South West, with offices based in Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Exeter, Bovey Tracey, Launceston, Exmouth, Sidmouth & Honiton. With clearly defined divisions catering for business and private clients, our teams are able to offer the very best legal advice through a full range of legal services, across a wide range of areas and commercial sectors. We reward our hard-working staff with flexibility, competitive salaries with a generous holiday plan and a fantastic benefits package.

The Role:

WBW have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lawyer to join our Family Team in our Torquay office. The role will include overseeing the whole process of each case from pre-proceedings through to completion of the final hearing. Organising/participating in training events as appropriate and/or necessary. Taking a lead role in advising clients on the specialist aspects of Child Care law and practice. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive with sufficient experience necessary to enable them to hit the ground running.

You will be part of a team of specialists, who all handle their own caseload of varied matters. You will be responsible for progressing your own caseload of files focussed on care proceedings, acting for parents/grandparents, either be a member of the Children Panel or working towards that. You will be expected to conduct your own advocacy, unless complex or lengthy.

Other aspects of family work will be included in your caseload and you can focus it around your particular interests.

Quality

To make sure that quality standards are understood and adhered to at all times. To promote a high quality of service and to maintain file administration, carry out reviews as directed and comply with the firm’s quality standards policies and procedures outlined in the firm’s Practice Manual. To adhere to the firm’s Equality and Diversity Policy at all times.

Profitability

To achieve any billing, time and fee earning targets set; to co-operate with the firm’s credit control arrangements; to manage time effectively and ensure billing is carried out regularly. Ensure recommendations and cross-referrals occur to other departments and personnel within the firm.

The Candidate

Your team are supportive and will be welcoming; an enthusiastic candidate with experience is essential. You will need to be able to manage large workloads effectively and be productive under pressure. Successful candidates will have previous experience, be personable, articulate and enjoy working both in an individual role and as an integral part of the team. Excellent knowledge and evidence of understanding child care law will be crucial at interview stages

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, or to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@wbw.co.uk.
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