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Childcare Legal Officer

LAW Absolute
London (Greater)
£18.00 - £25.00 per hour
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in London who are seeking an experienced Childcare Legal Officer on an initial three-month contract.

The successful Childcare Legal Officer will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Support the lawyers in the team in the provision of legal advice.
  • Provide legal and administrative support across children’s and adult social care.
  • Support the lawyers with a caseload of legal work including carrying out research, drafting court pleadings, preparing bundles, instructing counsel, liaising with third parties, and attending court with counsel.
  • Carry out advocacy on preliminary matters.

It is essential candidates have previous childcare paralegal experience and have carried out the duties listed above. Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are only able to consider candidates available to start a role on no more than two weeks’ notice.

To register 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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