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Childcare Lawyer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35-55 per hour
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Practice area
Children law, Public law
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Public sector/Charities

A local authority based in London is seeking a Childcare Lawyer for an initial period of three months.


The successful Childcare Lawyer will be required to carry a full and varied caseload of complex care proceedings and some PLO matters. You will advise on adoption, judicial review applications, contact, supervision orders, emergency protection, secure accommodation, special guardianship, and discharge of care order applications. Previous local government experience would be highly advantageous.


Candidates must have a current practising certificate. This is a hybrid working role.


Pay rate is between £35-55 per hour DOE.


Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are seeking candidates available on no more than 2 weeks’ notice.


To register an interest in the role, please send an updated CV to Zoe-





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.




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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.

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