Hopkins Solicitors LLP is one of the leading North Nottinghamshire firms of solicitors with 92 employees across five offices, 2 in Mansfield, 1 in Sutton in Ashfield, 1 in Kirkby in Ashfield and 1 in Nottingham.
Due to recent growth, we are now looking to recruit ideally a Children Panel Member to work from our Nottingham, Mansfield and Sutton offices. The role will involve dealing with a range of public and private children cases including child protection issues, and adoption matters as well as your own advocacy.
Skills: Ideally the candidate will be registered with the Law Society on the Family and/or Children Panel and have a passion for public funded Child Care work.
The ideal candidate should be an experienced Solicitor with at least 1-2 years PQE in a Care Department. The successful candidate must have experience in running their own case load and have the desire to help develop and expand the department.
The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:
We are a full service law firm and the successful candidate will be able to bring experience and ideas and promote and build the department.
The firm is IIP accredited and is one of only 55 companies worldwide to be working with IIP on the pilot for their sixth generation accreditation scheme. It therefore values training.
Hopkins’ culture is one which combines hard work and professionalism with a friendly and supportive working environment. The successful candidate will have strong inter-personal skills, being able to communicate effectively with colleagues and most importantly with the firm’s clients.
We are a local firm of Solicitors, we are not another faceless organisation. We pride ourselves in providing a personal face to face service. We know that building strong relationships with our clients, leads to repeat business so we strive to provide the best customer experience.
We are proud that the quality of our service has been recognised by the Law Society with the prestigious LEXCEL standard. This is only given to solicitors’ firms that meet the highest standards of management and customer care.
The work we do is carried out by solicitors or legal assistants, we don’t employ administrative staff to do the work of legal professionals.
Hopkins Solicitors LLP is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.
The personal approach we take to provide legal advice is one of the reasons our clients continue to use our services time and time again, and why they are happy to recommend Hopkins to others. Our specialist teams focus on making our services as flexible, straightforward and cost effective as possible.
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