Locum Childcare Solicitor

5 days left

£40-55 UMB
24 May 2024
21 Jun 2024
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Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a Local Authority in the Merseyside Region looking for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join their busy department on an interim basis.


The successful candidate must be UK qualified and have upwards of 12 months’ experience in:


Childcare Law matters Advocacy before Courts is essential Expertise in dealing with a wide range of matters including:


Conducting advocacy on behalf of the Council at courts and tribunals and inquiries if required Handling your own caseload of complex childcare matters including care proceedings Representing the Council in legal proceedings concerning children in the Family Court Advising, negotiating and drafting legal documents to the decisions of the Client Directorate and the Council Pay rate is between £40-55 per hour.


The council ideally offer a hybrid working environment. This is a full-time position.


The local authority is looking for a candidate to start as soon as possible. Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are looking to speak to candidates available on no more than 2 weeks’ notice. Previous childcare legal experience is essential.

Working through LAW Absolute

As the first recruitment agency to specialise only in placing interim lawyers, LAW Absolute has a long history in supporting lawyers who want to work flexibly and in control of their career.

We are able to offer our contractors a range of challenging opportunities across private practice, corporates, financial services and within the not-for-profit sector. With over 20 years of placing contract lawyers in these markets, we have built excellent networks and many of the lawyers that we work with are contract lawyers that we have successfully placed on multiple assignments, allowing them to work with autonomy and build their career in the way they choose to. For our clients, we have worked closely with legal teams to help them plan and manage delivery of their services in a more efficient way in terms of resources, costs and timescales.


Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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