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Childcare Lawyer (Local Authority) - Kent

  • Job reference: LSCCL/2503
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for a Childcare Lawyer for a local authority in the Kent area. Please find below more details, and let me know ASAP if it would be of interested.

ROLE: Childcare Solicitor / Lawyer
LOCATION: Kent
RATE: DOE
START: ASAP

Please note this role is inside IR35 and the contract is likely to be ongoing. The role will also be remote working for at least the forseeable future.

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
*To progress full caseloads of childcare matters varying in complexity

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor / Lawyer / Legal Executive with at least 1 year 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

Should you wish to discuss the opportunity further at length, please reach out to Lloyd on 01772 208969 or email Lloyd.Stanley@Servicecare.org.uk