27 July, 17

Family\Children Solicitor

GT Stewart Solicitors and Advocates is a Legal 500 and Chambers UK recommended firm.

We are recruiting a solicitor for our Family team. Candidates would ideally hold current membership of Resolution or the Law Society’s Children Panel.

The successful candidate will be expected to run a caseload of family matters, which will include representing clients in the Family Court in Child Arrangement matters, Family Finance and Care Proceedings.

Applicants must have experience of personal conduct of cases and personal representation of parties in public and other family proceedings as defined in the Children Act 1989.

Personally undertaking the advocacy for clients; have a thorough knowledge of practice and procedures in the appropriate courts; a thorough awareness of ethical issues that may arise in children cases; up to date knowledge of the various guidance, rules and regulations, statutes, case law and practice developments and competence in the requisite skills.

They will be expected to work with a broad spectrum of clients some of whom have been assisted by our mental health, community care, housing and crime teams. They will be based in our Southwark office but may be required to travel outside of the office to visit and represent clients within and outside of London.

It is essential that the successful candidate has an excellent academic background and solid experience of working with clients.

It is desirable for candidates to have experience of working in cases before the High Court and with appeals. Experience in representing clients who have had capacity issues is also advantageous.

This position is permanent and on a full time basis with an immediate start.

Salary and benefits will be dependent on experience or potential of the candidate. Please send your CV and covering letter to n.freeman@gtstewart.co.uk.

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