Childcare Lawyer

Location
England, London
Salary
£25 - £32 per hour
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Nov 2016
Ref
486925-B
Contact
Camilla Bheekoo
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
A successful Local Authority based in East London is seeking a highly skilled Childcare Lawyer to join their team immediately.

Your role will include tasks such as:

*Delivering a high quality, sustainable legal service that complies with the statutory framework and meets the Council's statutory and contractual obligations
*Advising and attending Committees and sub-committees, members and Chief Officers and frequently advising the Departments in relation to the Law in matters specifically relating to the work of the section
*Devising and implementing new methods, forms and procedures as required by new legislation, revised council policy or generally including the review of changes imposed in relation to specific services
*Determining the effect of new legislation and advising specifically on the impact of new legislation on the delivery of the council's services or functions
*Preparing reports and comments for reports to council, cabinet committees and sub-committees
*Attending at departmental working groups, steering panels and project group meetings to provide advice
*Supporting the working practices and procedures for the services provided
*Working with Senior Lawyers and Lawyers to ensure a consistent and holistic approach to the delivery of services
*Drafted documents and prepare pleadings

The candidate needs solid advocacy experience and ability to support the extension of advocacy in the team.

This is a temporary role suitable for a hardworking candidate with direct experience of children's social services legal work and a great opportunity for anyone who likes to deal with high profile cases, excellent communication skills and will be committed to the role.

This exceptional role offers the opportunity to work within a friendly, dedicated and rewarding team with long term prospects.

If you feel that you match the criteria above please apply within.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.