Locum Childcare Lawyer

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£35 - £50 Per Hour
Posted
12 Dec 2018
Closes
09 Jan 2019
Ref
SHP/6720200
Contact
Sophie Powell
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Locum Childcare Lawyer Vacancy – East Midlands


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join an established team in a Local Authority in the East Midlands. The assignment is for an initial period of 3 months but has a strong possibility of further extension.


Applications are welcome from Qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with previous experience working within a Local Government organisation.


Duties will include:

  • Undertaking a large and complex individual Childcare caseload including own advocacy
  • Preparing court bundles and papers and collating and reviewing evidence for submission
  • Dealing with emergency applications and adoption matters in court
  • Attending strategy, pre-proceeding and legal planning meetings
  • Handling private law matters including s7s, s37s and SGOs
  • Drafting complex court documents and schedules of findings
  • Reporting to Senior Solicitors on complex cases, policies and procedures


The position is offering an attractive rate of up to £45- 50 per hour, dependent upon experience. The role is commutable from most other East Midlands counties as well as South Yorkshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.


To apply please contact Sophie Powell or Philippa Turner on 0121 616 0681 or email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com. This is a full time position, however, flexible working hours will be considered for the right candidate.


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 deliver the highest standards and have been accredited with IIP and ISO accreditation, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.


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

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