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Senior Childcare Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Senior Childcare Lawyer rot join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details with regards to this position.

ROLE: Senior Childcare Lawyer
LOCATION: South East London
CONTRACT: 3 months with possibility of extension
RATE: £50.00 to £60.00 per hour

Please note that this role would require office attendance a minimum of 2 days per week.

The Role of The Childcare Lawyer

  • To manage a personal caseload of Children's Safeguarding matters through to completion
  • To hold a mixed caseload of care proceedings and pre-proceedings
  • To manage a small team of Lawyers and Paralegal

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 5 years' PQE
  • Experience in dealing with public childcare law cases through to completion
  • Previous managerial experience within a public organisation would be essential

The Benefits

  • Weekly payroll
  • Flexible working arrangements

If this Senior Childcare Lawyer role sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.