Childcare Lawyer Advocate

LAW Absolute
£30.00 - £45.00 per hour
15 Jun 2021
13 Jul 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Public Sector
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Not Disclosed

One of our highly regarded London Borough clients is looking for a Childcare Lawyer Advocate to join their in-house legal team for an initial 3-month assignment.

The ideal candidate will have experience conducting advocacy on childcare cases at various hearings including contested hearings lasting up to 10 days. You will be responsible for providing advice and case work on matters to include advice at planning/strategy meetings, issuing applications, liaising with clients and all parties and instructing experts.

Advocacy is the primary focus of the role. Therefore, the successful candidate will not be expected to carry their own caseload. You will be expected to have recent experience of Care Proceedings cases as well as PLOs, IRHs, CMCs, Directions hearings and final contested hearings lasting multiple days.

Previous public sector experience working as a Childcare Lawyer Advocate would be advantageous. It is essential you have a current practising certificate to be considered for the role.

To register an interest in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

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