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Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

  • Email:

    leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    916004_1581419846

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 month+

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Childcare Lawyer required to join a large, well-respected Local Authority based in East Anglia, over a good length of contract.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Newly Qualified who wants to develop their skills, or if you are an experienced Childcare Lawyer who can hit the ground running.

Childcare Lawyer duties

The successful candidate will have experience dealing with public care matters and management of their own caseload. Duties to include, however not limited to;

* Handing a caseload of childcare matters, providing advice on all aspects of public law children matters
* Advocacy, including contested and non-contested hearings (this is not essential)
* Acting as a legal advisor to a wide range of clients in relation to their Children's social care function
* Attend meetings and provide legal advice as required

While previous experience working within local government is desirable, qualified solicitors from a private practice background will definitely be considered. You willl join a supportive team, who is happy to train if required.

The successful Childcare Lawyer will be offered an excellent package, including a good length of contract, competitive hourly rate and a good level of flexibility; i.e. home working and condensed hours.

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.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.