Locum Childcare Solicitor

Chadwick Nott
£35 - £45 per hour
05 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Emily Bulman
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Family

Are you an experienced Childcare Lawyer or an established Local Authority Locum Lawyer looking for your next opportunity? Maybe you are a private practice family lawyer looking to gain wider exposure or a legal executive/paralegal looking for a warm and friendly environment to take the next step up in your career?

Then this assignment may be the one for you!

A large council legal team in the North West is looking to recruit an interim Childcare Lawyer on an on-going basis, to assist them whilst they embark on their own permanent recruitment drive. This assignment is full time but candidates who want to work 30 hours a week will also be considered. 1 day's home working can be offered as well.

Working as part of the People Directorate you will be responsible for advising on all aspects of public childcare law, as well undertaking your own advocacy.

The issues of the cases will include: Neglect, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol abuse, FGM, Non -accidental injury, Sexual Abuse and Human Rights Issues.

In addition to this, you will provide advice to the council's social work team as well as general legal support throughout the council.

It is important that you have:

  • A proven background in public or private child care law either as a fee earner, local government lawyer, or paralegal/legal executive
  • Have dealt with a wide range of cases, and are therefore able to apply this experience quickly and efficiently
  • Have a positive attitude, and are quick to learn
  • Thrive in an intellectually stimulating place

The role is due to start as soon as possible and is expected to run for at least 6 months. An hourly rate of up to £42 per hour is offered for this role. The hourly rate offered will be dependent upon the level of your experience.

Please do contact Emily Bulman at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5575 or email emilybulman@chadwicknott.co.uk to confidentially discuss this role in more detail.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Chadwick Nott is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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