Childcare Lawyer

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Recruiter
Location
North of England
Salary
Quotable Rates
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Ref
RK/022262
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Are you ready to try something new?

LAW Absolute is recruiting on an exclusive basis to a locum Childcare lawyer position with a vibrant and welcoming local authority based in the North of England.                                                                                                                                                                       

Our client is forward thinking with their approach and have a vibrant and innovative team. They are offering a twelve month locum assignment with a strong possibility for extension.

About the position

The successful candidate will be expected to carry  out the following duties:

  • Provide advice, representation and undertake research relating to childcare matters, including; public law care proceedings, adoption, child protection and fostering.
  • Carry a caseload of matters in proceedings and pre-proceedings
  • Undertake advocacy in the relevant courts and tribunals to include, CMC’s, IRH’s, PLO’s and Direction Hearings
  • Attend meetings with expert witnesses
  • Prepare briefs to Counsel for more complex hearings
  • Attend legal planning meetings when required

It is essential that you are hard-working and can perform your duties efficiently with minimal supervision whilst maintaining a high standard service at all times.

Due to the nature of the role, it is imperative that you can work in a fast paced environment and can hit the ground running from the outset.

If this is something this is of interest to you, the please do not hesitate to send a copy of your updated CV to Robyn Keegan- rkeegan@lawabsolute.com  or call 020 7092 8008 for a confidential conversation.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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