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Childcare Lawyer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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  • Salary:

    £38 - £46 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Liquid error: internal

Sellick Partnership are currently working with a London Council to help them find a Childcare Lawyer to join the team on a locum contract.

The Council are looking for a Childcare Lawyer with local authority experience to join them and handle:

  • Caseload of public law children cases, pre and post proceedings
  • Attend PLOs and LPMs
  • Drafting various documents including applications, protection orders and position statements
  • Providing advice on Children's Social Care, Public Law Care Proceedings, Child Protection, etc.

The Council are really flexible and are open to work patterns of either 4 or 5-days per week. They're also open childcare lawyers who do not want to perform advocacy, likewise if there is a preference to do advocacy, they will accommodate. The Childcare Lawyer will also be able to work fully-remotely even after national restrictions are lifted. The team are really friendly and welcoming, they also get great quality and varied work. The council are also offering a competitive rate for experienced candidates.

This is a great opportunity to join this dynamic council, don't miss out!

If interested in finding out more, please get in touch with Mila Casaus in our Manchester Office to discuss.

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