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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Childcare Lawyer required to join a Local Authority based in the Home Counties.

As a Childcare Lawyer, your main accountabilities may include, but would not be limited to;

  • Provide legal advice and support to clients and witnesses
  • Attend courts and tribunals undertaking advocacy when required
  • Supervision of other members of team when required
  • Conduct proceedings relating to the care and protection of children

The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister and also demonstrate:

  • Previous advocacy experience
  • Knowledge of local government framework including practise and policy issues
  • Ability to develop client relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise varied caseloads
  • Awareness and understanding of equal opportunities

The client is open to being flexible on working from home, however the successful candidate must be able to drive due to the Courts.

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

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