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Childcare Lawyer

  • Job reference: LSCCLE/
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for a Childcare Lawyer for an Essex based local authority. Due to high volume of workload, this role would suit someone who has previously worked in local authority before.

ROLE:Solicitor / Lawyer / Legal Executive
DEPARTMENT:Childcare Law
CONTRACT: 3 to 6 months

Please note that this position in based inside IR35.

The Role

*To help progress caseloads of childcare matters through to completion
*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 / Legal Executive 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.