Locum Childcare Solicitor

West Midlands
£35 - £40 Per Hour
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Lauren Watts
Practice area
Children law
Full time
Contract type

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join a successful Local Authority legal team in the West Midlands.

The position is ideally to start ASAP however there may be scope for the client to wait for the right candidate. An initial contract term of 3 months is on offer with a strong possibility of extension.

Applications are welcome from qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with previous Childcare experience working within a Local Government organisation. Candidates with a strong Childcare background in Private Practice would also be considered.

The duties on a day-to-day basis may include:

  • Managing a full caseload of Childcare cases to include all pre proceedings
  • Attending both County Court and Family Proceedings Court including trial hearings, directions hearing and half day hearings
  • Performing own advocacy – contested and final hearings

A rate of up to £40 per hour (dependent on experience) is offered.

Whilst this is a full time position, part time and flexible working hours to include home working may also be considered for the right candidate.

To apply for this position, please contact Lauren Watts or Philippa Turner at Venn Group on 0121 616 0660, or email midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

At Venn Group, 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 all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.