Senior Lawyer (Child Protection)

Norwich, Norfolk
£40,758 - £44,493 per annum
28 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Practice area
Children law
Full time
Contract type

Senior Lawyer (Child Protection)

£40,758 - £44,493 per annum

County Hall, Norwich

37 hours per week

Permanent contract

NPlaw (Norfolk Public Law) is an award-winning shared legal service providing advice and representation to a wide range of local authorities and public bodies across England and Wales.

You will be part of a team providing legal advice and support on child protection matters ensuring that stakeholders’ and clients’ expectations are met.

You will provide and supervise others in the provision of professional legal advice and advocacy to clients of the Child Protection Team to protect their interests, meeting standards of practice quality and consistency.

You will line manage team members allocating work and resources to meet client timescales; developing staff skills, and ensuring work is done at the correct level of expertise.

You should be a solicitor, barrister or fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CiLEX) with substantial experience of child protection law and have excellent supervisory skills.

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

Workplace feedback states County Hall is a modern, business-like, bright and smart environment to work in.

For further details and to apply, please visit:

Please quote job reference: 33363 MDEE

Closing date: 15 July 2018

Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.

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