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Senior Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35 - £48 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Great opportunity for a Senior Childcare Lawyer coming up with a popular East London Borough Council.

This locum opportunity is an unmissable role for a Childcare Lawyer with experience of handling a caseload of complex care matters and who has ideally held managerial responsibility.

Locum senior roles don't often come up, you don't want to miss out on this opportunity!

The council get really interesting work to get involved with and the team are friendly and welcoming. They also offer flexible working arrangements.

The Senior Childcare Lawyer will be working remotely, only going into the office if possible, on an ad hoc bases, so this is open to candidates located all over the UK.

Duties will include:

  • Line management of 2-3 childcare lawyers and 2 legal assistants
  • Managing a caseload of care cases, often complex
  • Deputising in respect of children's matters for the Senior Adult and Children's Safeguarding Lawyer when the senior is not available
  • Undertaking advocacy, as and when required

If you do not have managerial experience, the the role will focus on complex case work, with just some managerial responsibilities.

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 Mila Casaus in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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