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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £ Competitive

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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Childcare Lawyer

Local Authority

£ Competitive

Locum, 3 months+

Fantastic opportunity for a Childcare Lawyer to join a forward-thinking Local Authority in the East of England on a locum basis. The client is happy to consider both full-time and part-time applicants.

The Local Authority's thriving team is seeking a hard-working individual who can hit the ground running in this role and approach the workload with enthusiasm.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To provide legal advice and to represent the Children Services department of the Council relating mainly to childcare and adoption law
  • Provide advice on legal proceedings including briefing counsel where appropriate
  • To deal with child protection cases
  • Other cases include PLO, SGO and adoption matters which can be varied and complex

The team are looking to take on a capable Childcare Lawyer who is experienced in dealing with child protection cases and who will ideally be able to conduct advocacy in the Family Court representing the Council.

Our client is offering the successful Childcare Lawyer a competitive hourly rate and flexible working arrangements. This is excellent opportunity to join an experienced and supportive team.

The Local Authority enjoys excellent transport links and is conveniently based near a variety of cafes, shops and restaurants.

Applications will be considered from Childcare Lawyers with Public Sector and Private Practice backgrounds. The assignment will begin on an initial 3 months basis with the strong possibility for extension.

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 Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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