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Locum Senior Childcare Lawyer with Management Responsibilities

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60 - £75 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Locum Principal Childcare Lawyer

East Midlands

Remote working

£70-75 per hour

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a locum Principal Childcare Lawyer required to join a large shared service arrangement for a period of 6-12 months initially whilst they recruit on a permanent basis. The public authority are offering fully remote working.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Childcare lawyer that has previous management experience and is looking for either the next step up in their career or looking to continue with their professional development with a large childcare team in a wider shared service arrangement.

This role will bring challenges but is highly rewarding and will provide long term prospects for those who are considering permanent opportunities also.

The successful Principal Childcare Lawyer will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Have direct report of 3 Senior Childcare lawyers with management responsibilities
  • Oversee the childcare team in the East Midlands office which consists of Senior lawyers, lawyers, paralegals and legal assistants
  • Attend management meetings and assist the Head of Childcare with improvements across the service
  • Streamlining processes and support with recruitment
  • 1-2-1s, appraisals, training and support for team members

Our client is keen to hear from candidates that have experience in public childcare law and those from either a public or private sector background. They must have an understanding of how a local authority operates and the procedures within this.

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 Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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