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Childcare lawyer

A central London Borough Council are seeking a Childcare Lawyer to join their team at the beginning of February on a locum basis of 3-6 months with the view for extension. They offer 1 day working from home and flexible working hours.

The childcare lawyer will be taking on daily tasks such as;

  • Handling a caseload of care proceedings
  • Lawyer case working
  • Judicial Reviews
  • Adoption
  • Emergency protection order
  • PLO matters
  • Casework base - Advocacy in the family, magistrates and crown court
  • Pre-Proceedings

Experience in working within local authorities is desirable, but not vital, as our client is happy to consider childcare lawyers from a private practice or New Zealand/ Australian qualified background with transferable skills. Ideally they would like someone who has an experience with a mixed caseload and advocacy but will consider those with transferable and relevant skills.

If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Zanub Najmi in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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