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Child Care Lawyer

  • Job reference: LSCCL/2207
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for a Child Care Solicitor to join a local authority in the Kent area. This role would suit a Lawyer who has experience in dealing with complex child care cases at a local authority level.

ROLE: Childcare Solicitor / Lawyer

Please note this role is inside IR35 and the contract is likely to be ongoing.

Job Responsibilities

*To provide Legal advice and to represent the Children services department of the County Council relating mainly to childcare and adoption law
*Provide advice on legal proceedings including briefing counsel where appropriate
*Act as an advocate in the Family Court representing the council
*To deal with child protection cases and advocacy

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor / Lawyer with at least 3 years PQE
*Experienced in dealing with child protection cases is essential, with some advocacy preferable
*Previous experience of working within a local authority is also preferable but not essential

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Lloyd at Service Care Legal on 01772 208 969 or email

Service Care Legal also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.