Hopkins Solicitors LLP

Job Title:Family Care Solicitor
Location:Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield & Nottingham
Contract Length:Permanent
Hours:Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills:Leader, organised, approachable, reliable

Family Care Solicitor

Start Date:   ASAP

Reporting to: Supervising Partner

Hours of Work: Full-time; Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm with a 1 hour lunch break

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

Salary: Competitive and negotiable depending on experience

The Role:

Due to recent growth, we are recruiting a Family Care Solicitor to work from our Nottingham, Mansfield and Sutton offices.

The role will involve dealing with a range of public and private children cases including child protection issues, and adoption matters as well as your own advocacy.


Ideally the candidate will be registered with the Law Society on the Family and/or Children Panel and have a passion for public funded Child Care work.

The ideal candidate should be an experienced Solicitor with at least 1-2 years PQE in a Care Department.  The successful candidate must have experience in running their own case load and have the desire to help develop and expand the department. 

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:

  • a minimum of 1 years’ experience of working as a qualified Care Solicitor
  • a strong desire to learn
  • enthusiastic and ambitious
  • hardworking
  • organised
  • adaptable and accommodating
  • a smart and tidy appearance
  • excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

Please Contact Rebecca Truscott rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk 

About Organisation

Hopkins are growing and with growth comes new career opportunities!

We aim to seek out the very best legal and support staff to join our team. We recognise that our staff play a vital role in delivering the high level of customer satisfaction that keeps our clients coming back year after year.

Hopkins have been awarded the Investors in People award for over ten years of continued excellence, an accolade not many companies locally, or even nationally can boast!

We are also proud members of LEXCEL, an accreditation that indicates high quality in relation to legal practice management and customer care standards. Upon our recent LEXCEL inspection the accreditor noted, “The firm is very competent in talent spotting, talent management and developing people in line with current and future business needs. A well-considered training plan has been prepared which details the training needs of identified individuals or roles. There is a very strong culture of continuous improvement evident throughout the firm and at all levels.”

We also strongly believe in supporting our local younger generation by taking on multiple Apprentices and Trainee Solicitors, many of which have grown their careers with us over their lifetime. Hopkins are proud of treating their staff with the same level of respect and trust as we give our clients.

Hopkins Solicitors LLP
Full Vacancy Details
Below are full details of the Vacancy.
Employer: Hopkins Solicitors LLP
Job Title: Family Care Solicitor
Contract Length: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills: Leader, organised, approachable, reliable
Practice Area: Children protection and private child matters
Location: Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield & Nottingham
Contact: Rebecca Truscott
Phone: 01623 468468
Fax: 01623 466200
Email: rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk
Website: www.hopkins-solicitors.co.uk
Reference No: V0164


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