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Childcare Advocate

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • London
  • Locum
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

We are looking for a Childcare Lawyer, Solicitor or Barrister, who is seeking a new in-house advocacy role within an incredibly supportive and friendly team.

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Childcare Advocate to join a London Local Authority on an interim basis. Our client is looking for a Childcare Solicitor or Barrister with public childcare experience to take on an in-house advocacy role, dealing with the team's court work. Previous advocacy experience or experience as a barrister is therefore highly desirable.

The in-house Childcare Advocate will be required to conduct initial hearings, case management hearings, contested initial hearings, and Final Hearings. The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain positive working relationships with the Court.

Those with experience of working in a local authority are highly desirable due to the nature of the role, but our client is also very interested in hearing from Childcare Lawyers from private practice, or Barristers, who have handled substantial public childcare matters in Court.

The role will involve some attendance at the Council offices in South London, and of course Court hearings will be conducted mainly in person.

The successful Childcare Advocate will join a well established team who are friendly and supportive under the guidance of brilliant leadership, and will benefit from a long term assignment.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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Rayhaneh Tehrani Associate Director

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