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Childcare Lawyer

  • Job reference: JWB/CL/1812
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: JWB/CL/1812
Location: Suffolk
Job type: Temporary/Contract
Area of Expertise: Childcare Lawyer

A great new opportunity has arisen for a Childcare Lawyer to join a Local Authority based in Leicestershire. This great council are seeking the services of a Child Care Lawyer to join their team on a 3-month rolling contract, not only are the council offering flexible working hours but the opportunity to work from home.

The role's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Representing the council in the Family Court, preparing and presenting cases
*Providing legal advice relating to the protection of vulnerable children
*Managing a caseload involving the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002
*Drafting proposed court orders as well as other legal documents when required

The ideal candidate will have:

*At least 2 year's PQE within a Child Care role
*Previous advocacy experience
*Ideally Local Authority experience, however candidates with strong private practice experience may also be considered

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Jake Bain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Jake on 01772 208969 with any referrals.