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Senior Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £45 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Brogan Connolly

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

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We are recruiting to a fantastic opportunity as a Senior Childcare Lawyer within a London Borough Council.

Our London Borough client is looking for a Senior Childcare Solicitor on a locum-basis. The contract is an initial 3 months with the likelihood to extend on an on-going basis. The role is fully remote, and they are looking to pay between £35 and £45 per hour.

The successful Senior Childcare Lawyer will be qualified as a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive. They will ideally have experience of working within local government previously, as well as experience of managing a team.

The responsibilities of the role will include, but not limited to:

  • Managing a team of 15 including lawyers, paralegals and business support staff
  • Direct line manager duties and supervision
  • Conducting team meetings
  • Extensive legal research
  • Drafting notes and statements
  • Deputising for Principal Lawyer, when required

On offer is the chance to head-up a dynamic and innovative team, whilst being paid a competitive hourly rate. The role allows for somebody to build on their management experience, aiding their career progression within the legal field. The flexible working arrangements allow for a great work-life balance.

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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