Childcare Lawyer

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Recruiter
Location
South-West of England
Salary
£32.50 PAYE/ £40ltd
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
RK/022452
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

LAW Absolute is recruiting for an experienced Childcare Lawyer to join the team of a well-regarded Local Authority based in the South West of England.

Our well-known client is seeking a passionate, innovative individual to join their dynamic team.

The contract is for an initial 3 month basis with a strong possibility of extension.

The Position

In order to be eligible for application, you must demonstrate that you can 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 the successful candidate can work under pressure whilst delivering excellent client care skills.

If this role is of interest, then please do not hesitate to contact Robyn Keegan- rkeegan@lawabsolute.com or call 02070928008 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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