Family Childcare Solicitor

COVID-19 Update

We are living in uncertain times at the moment. I am writing to all our clients with Owen White & Catlin to reassure you that we will remain available to you for advice and legal support over the coming weeks and months, providing “business as usual” as far as we can.

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Location: Various Locations in South West London, Surrey and Middlesex

Company: Owen White & Catlin LLP

Job type: Full-time (35 hours)

The Company

Owen White & Catlin LLP has been established since 1921 and we have an extensive network of seven offices providing legal services to South West London, Surrey and Middlesex. We believe what makes us stand out from the rest of our peers is our commitment to quality, customer service and ensuring we recruit the best people. We take great pride in our personal service and the accessibility of our lawyers.

Family Childcare Role

The successful Solicitor will play an active role in building and maintaining client relationships and promoting the department’s services to generate new business across the firm.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing a designated portfolio of clients and matters to achieve targeted fees
  • Providing a fully comprehensive client service in a cost-effective and efficient manner
  • Delivering an exceptional quality of service to clients
  • Managing outstanding invoices and debtor’s collection in an efficient and timely way
  • Assisting in the business development activities of the firm

The Ideal Family Childcare Solicitor:

As a Family Childcare Solicitor, it is essential you can demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software and accounting software programmes
  • Calm and confident manner to handle potentially challenging and distressing childcare matters
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • PQE 5+

It is also desirable you can demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of Proclaim

Essential

  • It is essential that you are a Child Panel accredited Solicitor
  • Experience in advising and representing clients including both children and parents from initial instruction to fully contested final hearings

The Benefits

In return for your commitment we offer you;

  • A firm with a great reputation
  • A competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday in total each year including 1 day holiday on your birthday and 4 days holiday over the Christmas and New Year period. The office is closed on Christmas eve and re-opens on the first working day of the new year. In addition, you will be entitled to 8 bank holidays each year.
  • Pension scheme
  • Quarterly social events

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

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