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Childcare Solicitor - Bedford / Northampton

Vacancy to join our well established Lexcel accredited firm & national Care team.  Position is based in Northampton or Bedford offices

About You:

  • Candidate must have considerable experience in Care and interim Orders, Emergency Protection Orders, Special guardianship orders, Adoption, Private Children Law
  • Preferrably 3 years + PQE
  • Responsible for progressing your own caseload of files & confident to hit the ground running.
  • Strong advocacy experience is essential.
  • Would be ideal if Children Panel accredited, or working towards it.  Not essential though.
  • Strong IT skills, able to work in a paperless environment.


  • Full time - Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:15
  • We offer a work-life balance, flexibility including hybrid working.
  • 25 days holiday + BHs.
  • Attractive salary dependent on experience.
  • Annual bonus related to achievement of fee income targets
  • Monthly holiday bonus scheme (extra days holiday for each monthly income target achieved)
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • This role will be working within a friendly, well established and approachable team.

To apply for the position, please send your CV to Lindsay Carter on lindsaycarter@hcbgroup.com