Locum Childcare Lawyer

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£35 - £45 Per Hour
Posted
27 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Ref
TGH/6685820
Contact
Tom Hoult
Practice area
Children law
Position
Solicitor
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Venn Group's specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Childcare Lawyer to join a Local Authority legal team in the East Midlands. This contract is offered for an initial period of 3 months with a strong likelihood of extension.

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with previous experience specialising in Childcare Law, ideally from a Local Authority background.

Duties may include:

  • Dealing with matters including emergency applications and adoption matters in court
  • Advising and conducting Emergency Protection Orders
  • Conducting own advocacy in County, Family Proceedings and High Court, to include final contested hearings
  • Attending strategy meetings and legal planning meetings
  • Managing a caseload of around 15 cases on behalf of the Local Authority

Candidates will be considered on both a full-time and part-time basis for the position, an hourly rate of £35-£45 (umbrella) dependent on experience is offered. Some homeworking can also be offered for the right candidate.

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Lauren Watts on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

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.

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