Child Law Solicitor

St Albans – £40,000 - £55,000

Elevate your legal career within a distinguished law firm situated in the heart of St Albans, renowned for its expertise in Child Law. As an accredited member of the Law Society Children Panel, this firm has carved a niche in Family & Care matters, providing unparalleled representation in sensitive cases involving child protection and abuse.

Seeking a Child Law Solicitor with a minimum of three years post-qualification experience, this role invites a dedicated professional to join a team where empathy and legal prowess go hand in hand. The ideal candidate will possess a robust understanding of child welfare and family law, coupled with a track record of advocating for parents, children, or other relatives in complex legal matters.

The firm prides itself on a collegial atmosphere, fostering a supportive environment that encourages professional development and growth. As a member of this team, one will not only contribute to the firm's legacy of excellence but also benefit from a nurturing space that values individual progression.

A competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package await the successful candidate, reflecting the firm's commitment to recognising and rewarding the contributions of its staff. This role is not merely a job but a chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of families during their most challenging times, all while advancing one's career within a reputable and supportive legal practice.

Candidates must demonstrate:

- A minimum of three years PQE in Child Law.
- Accreditation with the Law Society Children Panel, or a strong desire to work towards it.
- Exceptional communication and advocacy skills.
- A compassionate approach to handling sensitive cases.
- The ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

If you are a solicitor with a passion for child welfare and a desire to work within a firm that values your professional journey, please consider this role as the next step in your legal career.

For any further questions please email Lorraine@Douglas-scott.co.uk or contact me on 0203 846 3071.

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Lorraine Terry

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

lorraine@douglas-scott.co.uk

1. What were you doing before you joined Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment? I actually worked at Douglas Scott previously and went on to have my little girl. I then worked with the NHS as a recruitment consultant, and now I am back as I really missed Legal recruitment and the team!

2. What are you most looking forward to in your new role? Building my desk back up again, and getting to know everybody.

3. If you weren’t in recruitment, what would you be doing? I would probably consider going back to university to become a midwife, as I love making a difference in peoples lives!

4. Tell us something that people might not know about you? I love cooking and baking with my son and daughter, especially on a weekend 


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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Children Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: St Albans
  • Reference: J79073

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