Locum Childcare Lawyer (starting in 3 months’ time) – up to £50 per hour – Midlands – Remote Working
Venn Group's specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Childcare Lawyer with a Local Authority based inthe Midlands.
The team are looking for someone to carry out the role for an initial period of 6-12 months on a remote working basis. Our client is ideally looking for someone to join the team on a full-time basis, however part-time candidates will also be considered.
The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with strong and recent knowledge of Childcare Law gained within Local Government. This role would also be ideal for a candidate who is currently in a permanent position and is interested in joining the locum market as our client has let us know they would be able to wait for the right candidate who may be on a 1-3 month notice period.
The successful applicant may be expected to carry out various responsibilities including:
Responsibility for handling own caseload of care proceedings – approx. 12-15 cases
Undertaking own advocacy in the Family Proceedings Court and County Court to include IRH hearings, CMCs, final hearings and contested hearings – please note that applications are also welcome from Lawyers who do not which to conduct their own advocacy as the role can be flexible for the right person
Responsibility for matters including child protection orders, section 8 orders, proceedings, special guardianship orders and emergency protection orders and drafted legal documents including Children Act applications
Preparing Public Law documents for court in accordance with the PLO Procedure
Attending PLO and Adoption Panel meetings and prepared legal documents prior to the meeting
The role is offering an attractive rate of up to £50 per hour umbrella dependent upon experience.
For more information about the position, please contact Tom Hoult or Connie Ross on 0121 616 0660. Alternatively email your CV to email@example.com
We look forward to your application.
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