Locum Childcare Advocacy Lawyer – Remote Working – £55 per hour umbrella – West Midlands
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are thrilled to be recruiting for a Locum Childcare Advocacy Lawyer to join an excellent Local Authority in the Midlands. This assignment will be for an initial period of three months with the scope to be extended thereafter and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future. The client is seeking a candidate on a full-time basis but candidates who can only work on a part time basis may also be considered.
The ideal candidate would be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive who is able to handle a busy caseload of Childcare matters alongside conducting their own advocacy.
Duties may include:
Providing Childcare Public Law advice and undertake all aspects of Care Proceedings work
Attending and advise at meetings across the County attended by professionals, particularly Legal Planning Meetings and PLO meetings and other similar meetings as directed by the Principal Lawyer and/or Assistant Chief Legal Officer
Conducting advocacy before the Family Courts and instruct counsel and the Council's in-house advocates where appropriate as well as preparation of cases
Ensuring that decisions made by the client department are lawful and accord with County Council policy
Maintaining an awareness of all relevant legislation, policy and regulations, investigate and advise on implications of changing legislation, case law and codes of practice and policy and provide briefing notes and training for colleagues and client officers
An attractive hourly rate of up to £55 is offered for this position dependant on experience.
For further information, please contact Will Pardoe or Connie Ross on 0121 616 0660, alternatively please email your CV to email@example.com.
Locum Childcare Advocacy Lawyer – Remote Working – £50 per hour umbrella – West Midlands
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates