Job Title: Children Panel Solicitor
Location: London (Tower Hill)
Contract: Permanent- Full time
Benefits include: 20 days holiday p.a. plus all public & Bank Holidays; cycle to work scheme. We also have regular social activities & genuinely pride ourselves on having a supportive & friendly culture.
Application closing date: 9th April 2018
ITN Solicitors is a leading law firm with offices in the City (Tower Hill) and East London. We have departments in Children & Family Law, Crime, Human Rights, Public Law, International Law, Immigration and Actions Against the Police. ITN has a large client base and conducts a significant proportion of its work on behalf of private clients. In addition it maintains LAA contracts in 5 disciplines.
ITN has built an international reputation for the work it undertakes which is often high profile. Much of ITN’s work is reported in both domestic and international media.
The Children and Family Department has a reputation for dealing with unusual and complex areas of children law including radicalisation and non accidental cases. The firm receives regular instructions from Children’s Guardians. The firm is developing and expanding its Divorce & Finance work.
This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant and growing team of partners and staff who are committed to providing a high level of excellence in legal advice.
The Applicant Specification
We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We have one vacancy and are looking for qualified solicitors who meet the specifications below:
Children Panel Solicitor
- Member of the Law Society’s Children Panel
- Existing Guardian following
- Must be able to carry out his/her own advocacy
- Experience in both Public and Private Children Law cases
- Have a good academic background
- Preparing and managing legal aid and private client cases
- Shares ITN’s commitment to providing clients a first class service
The successful applicant will become a valued member of our driven Children & Family team and the role will include:
- Preparing family cases
- Managing a busy case load
- Advocacy at Court
- Building an own client following
- Working individually or as part of a team as necessary
We are looking for hard-working and proactive individuals who are able to use their initiative and develop their own caseload. A positive attitude and an active interest in these areas of law are essential.
Applications should be made by way of a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
It's such an incredible place to work. Each day brings new and exciting challenges. You can be sure that whatever you are doing you are at the cutting edge of law.
Priyanka Chakravarty, Trainee Solicitor