Senior Advocate

Chichester, West Sussex
£47,944 - £51,719 per annum
16 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017
Practice area
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

Senior Advocate

£47,944 - £51,719 per annum

Permanent, Full-time

37 hours per week

Office base is County Hall, Chichester

Full flexibility to allow home working

Ref: CRS00083

Operating largely autonomously, you'll be one of the advocates for Care Proceedings and other high-profile civil proceedings connected to them, on behalf of the County Council.  This exciting role involves working on significant cases in terms of the protection of children at risk of serious harm.

Delivery focused, you'll have an understanding of public child care law and current practice, procedure and case law relating to public law proceedings. You will be a solicitor or barrister with proven post qualification experience along with experience in family law advocacy.

You will be working with a team of dedicated lawyers working in a busy environment.

For further details on the role and instructions how to apply, please use the following link to our job pages.  Entering the reference number ‘CRS00083’ into the keyword search will take you to the job.

Closing date: 27 March 2017.

Interview date: 4 April 2017.