Senior Childcare Lawyer

Location
England, London
Salary
£30 - £35 per hour
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
M74836
Contact
Kate Wilkinson
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Senior Childcare Lawyer required to join a local authority based in London for an initial 3 month period.

The work will predominantly involve providing advice on and conducting cases dealing with children's social services issues, care proceedings, and giving general advice to the client department. The role may also offer some management responsibilities when the Principal is away from the office so delegating experience would be desirable.

They are looking for an experienced Childcare Lawyer who is able to take responsibility for a busy caseload. Due to the nature of the work, this Childcare Lawyer will also be required to undertake advocacy, therefore it is important that the successful candidate has experience of conducting their own advocacy.

The ideal applicant for this role will demonstrate previous experience of handling a local authority caseload in the following essential areas;

  • Emergency applications
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills. Transport links within walking distance make this an easily commutable location.

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 Kate Wilkinson in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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