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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £46 per hour + D.O.E

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Childcare Lawyer required to join a large local authority on a permanent contract. This interesting role is based in the East of England with easily accessible public transport links.

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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive legal team as a Childcare Lawyer, those who offer amazing long term progression opportunities. Along with this, there is a competitive annual salary on offer, depending on experience.

Due to the nature of the role, those with at least 1 year Childcare Law experience would be preferred. Candidates with experience within a public sector are also desirable, however those from a private sector background are encouraged to apply.

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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