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Childcare Panel Solicitor

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    £40000 - £60000 per annum + negotiable dependant on experience

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    Eszter Katona

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    about 1 month ago

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Childcare Panel Solicitor

Well established firm in Norfolk seeks a Childcare Panel Solicitor with at least 3-4 years PQ experience in this field. This is an exciting opening at a leading firm in Thetford with excellent opportunities for progression.
The team is based in the Thetford office, however the role involves a lot of Court representation and our client is committed to flexible working arrangements.
The ideal candidate must be a member of the Law Society's Children's Panel.

The childcare team deal with cases where the Local Authority (Children's Services) are involved. This includes representing children through their Guardian, parents or other famiy members in Court proceedings where the local authority is seeking care/supervision/interim orders.
In addition to Court proceedings the team also assist with PLO/Pre-Proceedings meetings.

Responsibilities include;
Emergency proceedings
Care proceedings
Adoption from care
Applications for Legal Aid

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