Lawyer - Childcare

Employer
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Location
Northampton
Salary
£48000 - £56000 per annum, Benefits: Holiday Pension Remote Working Maternity
Closing date
12 Oct 2020
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Childcare Lawyer sought for a Lexcel accredited firm in Northampton offering remote working.

Reporting to the head of childcare, the successful lawyer will manage a complex caseload of public children’s matters to a range of public sector clients alongside the management of a team of lawyers. Additionally, you will play an active role in the continued development and growth of the team so an aptitude for business development will be essential.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.

Responsibilities

  • Care proceedings
  • Legal Aid applications
  • Adoption
  • Placement orders
  • Public law outline matters (PLO)
  • Applications for secure accommodation
  • Conducting advocacy at court
  • Overseeing team performance and recruitment of staff
  • Participating in business development initiatives
The Candidate

  • A barrister, solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of public children law
  • A confident advocate with exceptional communication skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the legal framework surrounding local government
  • Previous line management experience will be essential
  • Is pro-active, personable and client-focused
The Firm

Our client is a highly regarded social enterprise law firm specialising in the public sector. It is one of the first of its kind to be established in the UK serving over one hundred organisations across the public sectors including local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, foundation trusts, charities and fire services. This is a forward thinking and award-winning law firm who meet the highest management and customer care standards.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements including remote working
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Excellent maternity and paternity entitlement
  • Benefits schemes
Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
Lawyer – Childcare

For further details of this Childcare Lawyer vacancy, please contact Natasha on 01954 208080 quoting reference NK31796.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Partners
Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries
Paralegals

 

Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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