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Part Time Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £38 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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We are currently recruiting for a locum Childcare Lawyer, Solicitor or Barrister, to join a local authority based in South London on a part-time basis.

As a locum Childcare Lawyer, you will be responsible for providing high quality legal advice on a variety of childcare matters. Duties will include;

  • Undertaking a busy caseload of care proceedings and pre proceedings cases
  • Advising and representing on care cases
  • Handling PLO matters
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Conducting advocacy for Case Management Hearings and Issues Resolution Hearings (desirable)
  • Providing legal advice and support to clients and witnesses

This is a brilliant opportunity to get on board with an amazing, supportive team while also being offered a competitive hourly rate. The client is seeking a childcare lawyer who is available to work part time, and can be flexible around the days worked.

The successful Senior Childcare Lawyer will be a driven Solicitor or Barrister with previous public childcare law knowledge and experience. Our client is happy to consider candidates from local government or private practice background and is open to childcare lawyers with any level of experience so long as they have experience managing a public childcare caseload.

The role is to work from home although office attendance is required on the first day for induction. The Council offers lots of well-being initiatives and the team is friendly and supportive.

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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