Locum Childcare Solicitor – Remote Working – up to £55 per hour umbrella – 6 months + – Home Counties
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with an established Local Authority in the Thames Valley Region who are recruiting for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join their department.
This is a full-time position however candidates with part-time availability may also be considered. The role is offered for a period of 6 months + with likelihood of an extension and will be worked on a on an all remote basis.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solicitor, Barrister to become part of a forward thinking, proactive Local Authority.
Duties may include:
Managing a busy and varied caseload of Childcare cases to include all pre-proceedings
Advising at LPM and PLO meetings
Performing own advocacy including contested and final hearings
Advising client departments on complex issues concerning Childcare law
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 related to childcare matter
Investigating and advising 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 rate is on offer of up to £55 per hour umbrella dependent on individual
Please apply for this role online or contact Connie Ross or Tom Hoult via phone or email for further information.
0121 616 0660
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. All salaries and PQE ranges stated serve only as a guide and all applicants will be considered on their individual merits.
Locum Childcare Solicitor – Remote Working – up to £55 per hour umbrella – 6 months + – Northern Home Counties