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Locum Childcare Solicitor

Venn Group - Birmingham
West Midlands
£40 - 50 per hour
Closing date
19 Nov 2021
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Locum Childcare Solicitor – West Midlands– Fully Remote Working – 3 months initially– up to £50 per hour umbrella.

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are thrilled to be recruiting for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join a reputable Local Authority in the Midlands. This assignment will be for an initial period of three months with the scope to possibly being ongoing thereafter and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future. The client is ideally seeking a candidate on a full time basis, however candidate on a part time basis will be considered.

The ideal candidate would be a Qualified Solicitor who is able to handle a busy caseload of Childcare matters with professional experience gained within Local Government. Our client will consider candidates who are both willing to conduct their own advocacy and those who are just looking for a case management position.

Duties may include:

  • Providing Childcare Public Law advice and undertake all aspects of Care Proceedings work

  • Attending and advise at meetings across the County attended by professionals, particularly Legal Planning Meetings and PLO meetings and other similar meetings as directed by the Principal Lawyer and/or Assistant Chief Legal Officer

  • Conducting advocacy before the Family Courts and instruct counsel and the Council's in-house advocates where appropriate as well as preparation of cases

  • Ensuring that decisions made by the client department are lawful and accord with County Council policy

  • Maintaining an awareness of all relevant legislation, policy and regulations, investigate and advise on implications of changing legislation, case law and codes of practice and policy and provide briefing notes and training for colleagues and client officers.


    An attractive hourly rate of up to £50 per hour is offered for this position dependant on experience and if the candidate undertakes their own advocacy.

    For further information, please contact Connie Ross or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0660, alternatively please email your CV to

    Locum Childcare Solicitor – West Midlands– Fully Remote Working – 3 months initially– up to £50 per hour umbrella.

    Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

    At Venn Group, 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 all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48-hour timeframe, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


    Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

    By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

    Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

    Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

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    0121 616 0660
    Waterloo House
    20 Waterloo Street
    B2 5TB
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