Locum Childcare Lawyer

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Katherine Sunderland

  • Contact email:

    k.sunderland@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LW/80076_1655480022

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Kate Sunderland

Locum Senior Childcare Lawyer

Minimum 6 months contract

Hybrid - Northern Home Counties, commutable from London

£350-400 per day umbrella

Panoramic Associates have been instructed by local government legal services provider area to recruit an experienced Childcare lawyer to join their legal team on a minimum 6-month basis.

The role will include child protection matters, fostering and adoption matters. Child protection matters will include pre-proceedings and care proceedings. Work covered by the organisation covers all aspects of child protection work in relation to Local Authority statutory duties.

You will have excellent knowledge of public law and matters concerning the protection of children including the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002.

This role is offered on a hybrid basis with attendance at offices in Northern Home Counties required one day per month.

Key Requirements:

  • A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive, alternatively, non-qualified Lawyers with substantial relevant experience will also be considered
  • An excellent knowledge of Childcare law including Children Act /Adoption advocacy experience
  • Previous experience working within local government advising on childcare matters
  • Experience of managing your own caseload.

They are ideally looking for someone on a full-time basis however, part-time applicants will also be considered.

Candidates will be shortlisted on a date received basis, therefore early application is advised.

To discuss the role and day to day duties in more detail, please click apply and/or please contact Kate Sunderland on 0117 409 4226.