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Childcare Lawyer

Job Description

Childcare Lawyer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Childcare Lawyer to join a Local Authority based in Merseyside. This post is for a locum childcare lawyer to gain or expand knowledge and experience within undertaking discharge of care applications for children who are in kinship arrangements. Also assist in legal matters which include progressing children to special guardianship orders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking discharge of care applications for children
  • Progressing children to special guardianship orders
  • Support junior staff as and when needed


  • Qualified solicitor
  • Experience in childcare law
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Salary and Benefits

£45ph - £55ph depending on experience.

The company also offers a range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Working with a Local authority
  • Public law experience
  • Hybrid working

Application Process

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV to Beth Kirby on or call on 01772208969. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.