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Childcare Lawyer

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £23.81 - £25.00 per hour

  • Job ref:

    5112667_1568112797

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Start date:

    16-09-2019

  • Expiry date:

    10-10-2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Lawyer to join our clients offices based in Wembley on a temporary contract basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension.

As the Childcare Lawyer, your main duties will include:

  • To work in the following area of legal casework: Children's Social Care;
  • To provide proactive, clear and concise legal advice and assistance to clients.;
  • To supervise Senior Legal Assistants, Legal Assistants and / or trainees as directed / where necessary.;
  • To deputise for Senior Lawyers as and when required.
  • Provide specialist legal advice and assistance on all issues arising within the post holder's area of responsibility
  • Personally conduct advocacy on behalf of the Council and instruct counsel as appropriate.
  • Approve or amend legal aspects of reports to be submitted to members requiring decisions and attend committee and other meetings to give legal advice as necessary.
  • Provide proactive legal advice and assistance to meet the needs of members and officers and assist with client liaison.
  • Contribute towards the running of the team and Legal Services.
  • Actively contribute to developing policies and good practice.

To be successful for this Childcare Lawyer post you will need to have:

  • PUBLIC LAW CHILD CARE EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL
  • DBS Required

Start Date-

16/09/2019

Working Hours-

36 hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

£23.81 p/h

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