Principal Childcare Lawyer

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
£50000 - £60000 per annum + D.O.E
Closing date
15 Oct 2020

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Practice area
Children law
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
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Principal Childcare Lawyer

Permanent Role


Principal Childcare Lawyer is required to join a social enterprise firm which prides itself on providing legal services to public sector clients and be based within their Northampton office.

Our client is ideally seeking someone that has significant experience within public childcare law either from a local authority or a private practice background and has a real passion for child care law and transformation.

Please see a list of duties in which you will be required to undertake but not limited to;

  • You will be overseeing a team of lawyers who are at varying levels of experience and will be providing support and training as you see fit.
  • You will be undertaking your own caseload which will be a reduced size and tend to be of the more complex nature.
  • You will provide advice and work towards building strong working relationships with clients and external clients.
  • You will work with the Head of Social Services to lead, direct and improve the service to ensure an excellent standard of client care and value for money is met.
  • You will ensure that your team are meeting their required billing targets and undertake regular reviews with your team

This is a progressive organisation and is growing year on year so you will have the opportunity to make a real impact and be able to progress your career within an organic organisation. Our client is currently working on the basis of 1 week in the office and 2 weeks working from home.

Our client is ideally seeking someone on a 5 day week basis but is happy to hear from candidates who would be interested in a 4 day week basis also. You will have the option to join the local governemnt pension scheme.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

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  • Sellick Partnership
  • Queens Court
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
  • 0161 834 1642
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