Due to further
expansion of the practice we are looking to recruit a Legal
Hybrid working is
available, along with the possibility of flexible working hours.
Our firm proudly
represent children and their families in respect of both education law and
Health and Social Care law for disabled children and, on occasions, adults.
We are the only
such firm in Northern Ireland who exclusively act only in children’s law cases.
As a result the work we do is niche and specialist. The role provides for real
job satisfaction, in that you are acting for and representing some of the most
vulnerable members of society to enforce and protect their legal rights.
Experience in a
legal aid practice is highly desirable. Experience with the Legal Services
Agency LAMS system is also preferable.
You will be
required to conduct matters in the following areas on behalf of clients in a
timely and cost-effective manner:
and assisting clients with legal representations to the Education Authority and
Health and Social Care Trusts, and other public bodies.
before the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.
at seminars and lectures in the furtherance of the practice’s aims
You will need to:
technical knowledge, excellent communication skills and the ability to build
strong client relationships. IT skills also desirable.
* Have a commitment
to delivering an excellent client service.
* Have a full
driving licence and access to your own vehicle.
* Ideally have
experience with Legal Aid work and LAMS in particular.
* The ability to
administer a case from instruction to completion essential with a sound
knowledge of children’s law and disability law.
* You will be
required to work alongside other fee earners within the firm and adapt to
sharing their caseloads as and when required without the need for constant
Start date: To
How to apply: Nicholas@nicholasquinnsolicitors.com
date: 20th September 2023