Child Care Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
East Sussex
Salary
£22.00- £32.00 per hour
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Oct 2018
Ref
HB/024566
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Are you ready to try something new?

LAW Absolute is recruiting to a locum Childcare Lawyer position with a vibrant and welcoming local authority based in the Sussex area.                                                                                                                                                                  

Our client is forward thinking with their approach and have an innovative team. They are offering a six month locum assignment with a strong possibility for extension.

About the position

The successful candidate will be expected to carry  out the following duties:

  • Provide advice, representation and undertake research relating to childcare matters, including; public law care proceedings, adoption, child protection and fostering.
  • Carry a caseload of matters in proceedings and pre-proceedings
  • Undertake advocacy in the relevant courts and tribunals to include, CMC’s, IRH’s, PLO’s and Direction Hearings
  • Attend meetings with expert witnesses
  • Prepare briefs to Counsel for more complex hearings
  • Attend legal planning meetings when required

It is essential that you are hard-working and can perform your duties efficiently with minimal supervision whilst maintaining a high standard service at all times.

Due to the nature of the role, it is imperative that you can work in a fast paced environment and can hit the ground running from the outset.

If this is something this is of interest to you, please do not hesitate to send a copy of your updated CV to HBedi@lawabsolute.com or call 0207 092 8046 for a confidential conversation.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute 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 every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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