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Principal Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65 - £80 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Locum Principal Childcare Lawyer

East Midlands

Remote working

£65-80 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 Months initially but with the view for extension. The public authority are offering fully remote working.

Our client is a large shared service which prides itself on providing legal services to local government and public sector clients.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Childcare who 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.

The successful Principal Childcare Lawyer will be responsible for overseeing one of the Childcare teams in the service.

You will be required to undertake the following duties;

  • Have overall management of the childcare team to include Senior lawyers with management, senior lawyers, lawyers and paralegals
  • Undertake appraisals and 1-2-1 with your direct reports
  • Attend management meetings
  • Conduct a small caseload of the more complex public childcare matters which tend to be more high profile
  • Assist with recommendations and provide support in improvements to the service
  • Support and train members of the team

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.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who have previous management experience but are looking to lead and develop a growing team. Our client is happy to consider candidates with experience from private or public sector but must have significant experience in public childcare law.

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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