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Child Protection Solicitors

The Southampton and Fareham Legal Services Partnership is an outcome focused service recognised for its dedication to improving the communities in which we live and work and delivering professional excellence. Winner of the Lawyers in Local Government Awards 'Project Team of the Year' in 2017, winner of Legal Team of the Year in 2018 and a finalist for Legal Team of the Year in 2020, we are growing and currently have exciting opportunities for two full time lawyers specialising in child protection law. We want you to join our dynamic and growing child protection team dealing with high profile and challenging cases, covering all aspects of public family proceedings, supporting the Council's priority of ensuring children & young people get a good start in life and safeguarding families within our local community.

Required: Experienced practicing Solicitor or Barrister with strong advocacy, negotiating and advisory skills and competence with IT and case management systems. You will need an enabling, positive approach to finding solutions to complex problems and have good appreciation of risk management/ the ability to work flexibly across a multi skilled team. To apply click here

These posts require an Enhanced DBS check.