Child Care Lawyer

LAW Absolute
£35.00 - £50.00 per hour
17 Jun 2019
17 Jul 2019
Practice area
Children law, Family
Full time
Contract type

**Childcare Lawyer vacancy available based in the Midlands area**

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

Our client is progressive with their approach and have a pioneering team. They are offering a three to 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 crucial that you are hard-working and can perform your duties professionally with minimal supervision whilst maintaining a high standard service at all times.

Due to the nature of the role, it is vital that you can work in a fast-moving environment and make a positive impact from the outset.

If this is something that is of interest to you, please do not hesitate to send a copy of your updated CV to

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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