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Senior Childcare Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a thriving Local Authority, based in Manchester, which is in need of an experienced Childcare Lawyer to join their team.

Role: Childcare Lawyer
Location: Manchester, hybrid working
Contract Length: 3 months ongoing
Rate of Pay: £50-£55ph umbrella

The Role:
This company is seeking a highly skilled Senior Childcare Solicitor to provide legal support and advice across the Council on matters relating to childcare related issues. As a Childcare Solicitor, you will be responsible for the delivery in the following legal specialism.

  • MUST be able to perform Advocacy
  • To manage a personal caseload of Childcare Law cases through to completion
  • Able to work alongside and support junior members
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of legal advice and support in the legal specialisms of childcare


  • Highly experienced in advocacy work
  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 12 months' PQE
  • Previous experience of Childcare within a local authority


  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible hours
  • Weekly pay

If this Childcare Solicitor role sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Howard whitehead via or via phone at 01772208969 .
We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.