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Childcare Solicitor

  • Job reference: JWBCS/2507
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
Job description: JWBCS/2507
Location: Suffolk
Job type: Temporary/Contract
Area of Expertise: Childcare Solicitor


A great new opportunity has arisen for a Childcare Lawyer to join a Local Authority based in Suffolk. This great council are seeking the services of a Child Care Solicitor on a 3-month rolling contract to start ASAP.

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
Email: jake.bain@servicecare.org.uk.
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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.