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Part-Time Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

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Are you a qualified Childcare Lawyer looking for part-time work within a well-regarded London Borough council?

Our client at a London Borough Council is looking for someone for 2 days per week to join their dynamic team as a locum Childcare Lawyer. This will be an initial 3-month contract with the likelihood of continuing on an on-going basis. The role is fully remote, and the rate is flexible between £30 - £40 per hour (umbrella rate), dependent on experience.

This role is suitable for a Childcare Lawyer who is a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with some local government experience, however the client is flexible on level of experience and will consider someone with PQE 1 +. The successful Childcare Lawyer will join a fast-paced team of 5 lawyers and 2 paralegals, and will be expected to hit the ground running.

Role will include, but not limited to:

  • Handling care cases
  • Contract applications
  • Adoption matters
  • Asylum Seeking matters
  • Age Assessment
  • Discharge of Care Order applications
  • Judicial Review
  • No advocacy

On offer is the chance to work within a friendly and dynamic team environment, on an on-going basis. As the role can be performed fully remote, it is suited to someone living anywhere within the UK. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to pick up some extra work alongside their current commitments.

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 Brogan Connolly in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion on 0161 834 1642 or via brogan.connolly@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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