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Locum Childcare Lawyer

ENL Legal Recruitment
£45 - £55 per hour
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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Practice area
Children law
Contract type
Full time
3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Public sector/Charities
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Locum Childcare Solicitor / Devon (Fully Remote) / 3+ years / £Excellent. This Local Authority are currently seeking an ambitious Child Care Locum who will be able to provide a range of advisory services to social care clients. You will be able to commence the role immediately for a period of 6-months. For more information, please call Kaye Thumpston on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Reference: 6202

JOB TITLE: Locum Childcare Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 3+ years
LOCATION: Devon / Remote
SALARY: Up to £55.00 (£DOE)

This Busy public sector body are seeking a talented and committed Childcare locum solicitor to take on a busy childcare caseload, conducting casework and advocacy for a wide range of cases relating to Children Act 1989 proceedings. Your caseload will see you taking cases to court and tribunals, including contested hearings in the family court. The appointed Childcare Solicitor will be responsible for advising social services, families and young people, as well as departments across the organisation to ensure your client's best interests are served. The successful applicant will be available to start the role immediately for a period of 6-months, this role can be undertaken on a remote basis.

The ideal candidate must be resilient, hardworking, and passionate about this area of law. The appointed Locum will have gained at least 3 years’ + experience in this area of law. Excellent knowledge of public law and matters concerning the protection of children, is essential to being successful in this role. You will be joining at a busy time you must be able to hit the ground running and adapt quickly to a busy workload.

Contact Kaye Thumpston at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Childcare Solicitor vacancies throughout the UK. If you are a Childcare Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

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