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Locum Senior Childcare Lawyer

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50 - £55 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Locum Senior Childcare Lawyer

£50-55 PER HOUR


6 months +

Senior Childcare Lawyer is required to join a well established local authority on a locum basis for a period of 6 months initally with the view of extension thereafter due to busy workloads.

Our client is actively seeking someone who will be able to undertake a more complex caseload of care proceeding matters alongside routine matters. You will only be dealing with the casework for this role and advocacy will be instructed to counsel.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a caseworker role and be able to work on some high profile and interesting cases which are unique to the council and the area.

Due to the complexity of such cases, our client is looking for someone ideally 5 years PQE or more to be considered for the role. Candidates that possess local government experience are strongly advised to apply.

For more information on this role and the organisation, please contact Chelsey Newsom at Sellick Partnership 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 consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

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