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Child Care Solicitor
We are seeking an experienced Child Care solicitor who is on the Children Panel. This person will handle a new case load of predominantly care and children work and will bring new work to the firm. It is also desirable for this person to have a strong client following but this is not essential. This is a full time position based in our Barking office. To be suitable for the role you must have panel membership and have strong experience in publicly funded children work. You must also be able to conduct your own advocacy in all hearings including fact finding and final hearings. You must be a good team player and have excellent communication and client care skills. This role offers the candidate excellent opportunities for career progression via our award winning Associate and Partner Development programme. Competitive salary alongside performance related bonus scheme. 24 days a year annual leave
Family & Child Law Paralegal
Paralegal required to provide support to the Family & Child Law Department.You will need to have a 2.1 degree or above, have successfully completed your LPC and have previous experience of working in a Family Legal Aid Department.Excellent opportunity for career progression with the option to apply for a training contract after a qualifying period.
Law Costs Draftsperson
We are looking for a full time Law Costs Draftsperson to join our in house Costs department based in Barking.You will need to have: • 5 years plus experience; • Have good and recent knowledge of Legal Aid work; • Have good knowledge of Civil and Clinical Negligence work;You will need to be able to prepare Bill’s of Costs, Costs Budgets, Points of Dispute and Points of Reply, Legal Aid Claims and have a good working knowledge of CCMS. Advocacy experience would be an advantage but not essential.We can offer a competitive salary plus a performance related bonus scheme. 24 days a year annual leave
Residential Licensed Conveyancer
We are looking to recruit an additional team member to join our busy conveyancing department. This is a full time position and is based in our Barking office.You will need to be self sufficient as you will be running your own caseload dealing with residential conveyancing matters from initial enquiry to completion. You ideally should have previous experience of working with a case management system.We can offer a competitive salary plus a performance related bonus scheme. 24 days a year annual leave.
Family & Child Law Fee Earner – Grays office
We are looking for an experienced full time fee earner to join our highly respected Family & Child Law team. This position is based in our Grays office. We would consider applications from solicitors and legal executives with the relevant experience.You will need a minimum of 1 years PQE. A good knowledge of child care and family law is required, as are excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle matters with empathy and sensitivity. You will be dealing with a wide range of family work including divorce, financial issues, child arrangements and care proceedings. Previous experience in legal aid work is essential although some cases will be privately funded.Previous advocacy experience would be desirable but not essentialWe can offer a competitive salary plus a performance related bonus scheme. 24 days a year annual leave.

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26th October 2017

Law Society Excellence Awards 2017 – Winners

We are pleased to announce we have been awarded this year's Law Society Excellence Award in the category of Learning and Development. The award was given in recognition of our "widely acclaimed" and "outstanding Associate and Partner Development...

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8th June 2017

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

Sternberg Reed family solicitor is a well deserved finalist in 2017 Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – shortlist announced. The firm are very proud that Amardeep Pattni in our Family Department was shortlisted...

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Saturday Legal Clinic

Our Saturday Legal Clinic is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at our Romford and Barking offices. As Solicitors in Romford and Barking we want to ensure every potential client has the opportunity to have a free 15 minute consultation with a lawyer.

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