Child Care Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
£30.00 - £40.00 per hour
Salary
£30.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Feb 2019
Ref
HB/024577
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

New opportunity available in the North West!

LAW Absolute are recruiting to a locum Childcare Lawyer position with a vibrant and welcoming local authority based in the North West of England.                                                                                                                                                                       

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

Management are very support and flexible with remote working.

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 of 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 that is of interest to you, then 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.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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.