Locum Childcare Lawyer

England, South East England
22 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
Chelsey Newsom
Job Title
Practice Area
Child Law
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Locum Childcare Lawyer

Home Counties

Hybrid working

3+ months

£40-50 per hour


Sellick Partnership are excited to be working with a highly rated local authority who are looking to recruit a Childcare Lawyer on either a full time or part time basis, on a 3 month basis with the view that this could potentially be extended further.

The successful Childcare Lawyer will be required to attend the office once/ twice a week and advocacy is encouraged with case management hearings once or twice a month in court, in person. The caseload will depend on hours per week, but will be looking at a caseload of both proceedings and pre proceedings work.

The local authority is happy to consider candidates from either private practice or public sector at varying levels of experience, as long as the candidate has public care experience. Candidates on short and longer notices are also encouraged to apply as the local authority is happy to consider those with longer notices.

As a Childcare Lawyer, your role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Care-cases
  • Care orders
  • PLO Meeting
  • Non-molestation
  • Emergency Protection Orders


The successful Childcare Lawyer will be joining highly rated local authority with an excellent support system in place both from a managerial and support prospective, so apply NOW to ensure you do not miss this new opportunity!

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