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Childcare solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHCS12/04
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: This is an exciting opportunity for a childcare solicitor to join a busy childcare team within local authority.


Responsibilities Include:
*Providing legal advice relating to children's services to a high quality
*Managing complex projects and assessing known risks, and being able to adapt to situations.
*Taking control of and dealing with a substantial legal caseload
*Attending and advising at committee meetings


Essential requirements:
*Minimum 3 years' experience as a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive
*Minimum of 2 years' experience specialising and handling all aspects of child care matters, preferably from a local authority prospective or within private
*Previously handled a caseload of childcare matters with minimal supervision


The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for a Local Authority, although the council are willing to consider candidates with private practice childcare experience who want to work in the public sector.


Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: zakkiya.hussain@servicecare.org.uk.
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available


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 Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.