Childcare Lawyer

LAW Absolute
London (Greater)
£25.00 - £45.00 per hour
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Practice area
Children law
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Job Details

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in London who are seeking a Childcare Lawyer to cover a period of maternity for 12 months.

The successful Childcare Lawyer will be required to take responsibility for a full conduct of cases including both PLO and cases in proceedings. You will be required to show strong advocacy skills and a track record of managing complex work. The councils Childcare Lawyers are expected to attend Adoption Panel and undertake advocacy at court. It is essential you possess previous local government experience as you will need to carry a caseload from day one with minimal supervision.

Candidates happy to carry a caseload and undertake advocacy are encouraged to apply. The council is currently working remotely, however this will change in due course and candidates will be required to work across both the office and at home. You must have a current practising certificate to be considered for the role.

If you would like to express an interest in the role, please 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.


LAW Absolute is an independent, niche legal recruitment consultancy with a strong infrastructure and an impressive level of expertise. We offer pragmatic and tailored solutions and work without any of the restrictions which can be imposed by major holding companies.

Teamwork is paramount. Every individual and organisation with whom we work benefits from the combined knowledge, hard work and energy of our experienced consultants.

The level of experience and expertise offered by our team of consultants is exceptional and our aim is to provide all candidates and clients with a truly consultative, efficient and results oriented service.

Our culture is one of transparency, integrity and honesty. We are proud to offer an utterly trustworthy, reliable and diligent service.

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020 7092 8000
5th Floor Queens House
55-56 Lincoln's Inn Fields
United Kingdom
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