Childcare Solicitor

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
12 Jul 2019
Ref
6845740
Contact
Suborna Akthar
Sector/Practice Area
Public Sector
Vacancy Type
Lawyers
Contract/hours
Full time
PQE
1-3 years

A shared legal service based in London is looking to take on a Childcare Lawyer for a period of three months initially with the view to extend.

The postholder will be required to undertake all work including, inter alia, the settling of pleadings, preparation for hearings, provision of advice and representation of the Council in all courts, Tribunals and Inquiries.

The successful candidate will also be expected to have:
 

  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of all areas of Social Services law
  • Public Law Outline
  • Adoption Proceedings
  • Children’s Judicial Review matters


The council are seeking candidates who can meet the demands of a large varied caseload amongst the following:
 

  • Exposure to a childcare caseload
  • Adept at using IKEN system
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislation related to childcare laws
  • Qualified Solicitor/Barrister/FILEX
  • Local government background
  • Experience undertaking advocacy

Due to the high number of applicants for this role, if you do not hear back from us regarding this locum opportunity within seven days then you have not been shortlisted for this vacancy.

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

If you or anyone you know may be interested in this locum position or other legal positions, then please contact Suborna Akthar or Jade Gorrod on 020 7557 7667 or email sakthar@venngroup.com.