Childcare Lawyer sought on fixed-term contact basis for a Lexcel accredited firm in Northampton offering remote working.
Available for a period of nine months, the successful lawyer will join the firm’s specialist childcare team within their Northampton office. Able to hit the ground running, you will utilise your skills and expertise to manage a complex caseload of public children’s matters with minimal supervision. Advising a range of public sector clients, the successful lawyer will maintain the firms excellence for client care and service.
To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period. Responsibilities
- Care proceedings
- Legal Aid applications
- Child protection
- Placement orders
- Applications for secure accommodation
- Public law outline matters (PLO)
- Conducting advocacy at court
- Liaising with clients and external professionals
- A barrister, solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE
- Technically proficient in all aspects of public children law
- Available for a period of 9 months to commence ASAP
- A confident advocate with exceptional communication skills
- Demonstrates an understanding of the legal framework surrounding local government
- Is pro-active, personable and client-focused
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
- Contributory pension scheme
- Generous holiday allowance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Remote working
- 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 (FTC)
For further details of this Childcare Lawyer (FTC) vacancy, please contact Natasha on 01954 208080 quoting reference NK31810.
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