Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX Job Opportunity

Julie Bennett, Solicitor and Partner at Evans Derry Solicitors

Monday, 8 April 2024

Evans Derry Solicitors are seeking a Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executive with experience to join a well-established team based in Marston Green, Coleshill and Atherstone, to specialise in Care Proceedings. The successful candidate will be working with a well-known and respected Family law team.

The role is a full time, permanent position.

Role responsibilities:

The successful Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executive will be tasked with progressing a caseload of publicly funded family law matters, with particular focus on Care Proceedings, along with pre proceeding matters such as PLO and child protection. The role will involve managing your own caseload, supporting your clients and undertaking your own advocacy where possible.

Person specification:

Applications are welcomed from all Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executives including those who have senior roles who have experience within care-proceedings. You must have excellent working knowledge of Legal Aid and CCMS system, and a willingness to develop your advocacy skills if you have not already done so. Experience in publicly funded Family law is essential, ideally specialising in care proceeding.


A competitive salary, performance related bonus with career development opportunities. There is a lot of rewarding work available in this team with ample opportunities to secure generous bonuses.

About the Firm:

Evans Derry Solicitors is a successful Lexcel accredited law firm offering a range of services including Legal Aid who have been long established and well respected within Solihull and the West Midlands area. They are friendly, welcoming and provide an excellent flexible working environment for their staff, throughout each of their network of offices.

Next Steps:

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please send your CV in the first instance to Charlotte Tizard at

Salary: Competitive salaries available subject to experience.