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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30 - £36 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A local authority in South West London are looking for a Childcare Lawyer to join their team on an initial locum basis, which is likely to extend into an ongoing role.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Childcare Lawyer to work within a fast-paced Childcare team while furthering their career. An advantageous combination.

The ideal Childcare Lawyer will be enthusiastic with an ability to quickly adapt. They will also have experience of managing a childcare caseload, be a self-starter who does not require supervision, but who also is a team-player.

The role involves Childcare matters such as:

  • Emergency protection orders
  • A busy caseload of care proceedings and pre-proceedings cases
  • Handling PLO matters
  • Conducting advocacy for Case Management Hearings and Issues Resolution Hearings

Our client will consider Childcare Lawyers with Local Authority experience and those with relevant and transferrable Private Practice knowledge or skills.

The authority is popular and well-regarded, offering numerous benefits to their staff, including:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against other councils and reviewed regularly
  • Accessible from both inner and outer London
  • Flexible working patterns, such as 1 day working from home
  • Great training and development opportunities
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Opportunity to work out of three satellite offices, one of which has free parking

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential chat.

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