Senior Childcare Lawyer (Locum)

Venn Group
Central London
£30.50 - 35.00 per hour
Closing date
29 Oct 2020
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We are looking for an experienced Senior Childcare Lawyer to undertake child care work for a busy and highly reputable Central London Local Authority.

The successful candidate can have flexibility to work either from home or to have access to the Central London based offices when they reopen. 

We need someone who has a good eye for detail, but also understands how to conduct care proceedings cases with minimal support. They will need to be able to work efficiently on a remote basis, and have the ability to pick up the case management system which is used, Visual Files (training will be given). Supervision and support will be provided as well, but we are looking for someone who will be able to pick up a full caseload quickly.

The caseload consists of the conduct of 8-10 cases in care proceedings; 3-5 cases in pre proceedings and providing ad hoc advice on other related matters on a duty rota 3 time per month.

The rate on offer is £30.50 per hour ideally however this is very much up for discussion and negotiation in order for the client to secure the best candidate for the role.


The post will be on going on a full-time basis, with a high likelihood of longer term employment.

It is essential that applicants are a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a current practising certificate.


If you possess the relevant experience and are currently seeking a new role then please forward your CV to or call  020 7557 7667 and ask for Jade Gorrod.

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

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. 

Our specialist teams apply extensive sector knowledge to understand the complexities of each specific assignment, ensuring an effective process, tailored to your time frame and budget. Our interim business is complemented by dedicated permanent recruitment expertise.

Whether you are looking for exceptional people, who can make a positive difference from day one or you are looking for a new role, Venn Group can help.

We are positive, practical and collaborative and we would welcome the opportunity to deliver an outstanding service to you.

Essentially, we do our job, so you can get on with yours.

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