Childcare Lawyer

England, East Sussex
£24 - £25 per hour + negotiable
22 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Jessica Furlong
Practice area
Children law
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

Childcare Lawyer required to join a great local authority based in East Sussex for an initial 3 month period, with the possibility of extension thereafter.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the law and practise relating to public Child Law
  • Ability to conduct own case load within defined legal areas
  • Experience in mentoring or guiding legal staff
  • Great negotiating and drafting skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work practises

As Childcare Lawyer, you will be required to manage a full childcare caseload of both public proceedings and pre proceeding matters. The caseload will be varied, and will result in the Childcare Lawyer attending Legal Planning Meetings, PLO meetings and Advocates meetings.

The ideal Childcare Lawyer will be a practising Solicitor or Barrister with public sector experience, however our client is also keen to hear from private practice candidates who have dealt with public care matters.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop a long term career in childcare while working with a respectable local authority. Our client is also offering a competitive, negotiable hourly umbrella rate.

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 Jessica Furlong in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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