Locum Childcare Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 6708320
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £30.00 to £40.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group are excited to be recruiting for an excellent opportunity for a Locum Childcare Lawyer to join an established legal team within a West Midlands Local Authority.

Our client is offering this position for an initial 4 month contract with the possibility for extension dependant on workload and the needs of the organisation. Candidates will be considered on a Part or a Full time basis.

Applications are welcomed from Qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives. The ideal candidate will have a background within Local Authority Law, although candidates from Private Practice will also be considered.

The duties on a day-to-day basis are as follows:

  • Managing a full caseload of Childcare cases
  • Check and amend draft documents & draft skeleton arguments
  • Attend LPMs and advise at pre proceedings meetings and be part of the duty rota
  • Performing own advocacy – contested and final hearings
  • Deal with contested hearings and advise the client department on matters


This position offers an attractive rate of between £30-40 per hour dependant on experience.

To apply for this position, please contact Lauren Watts or Emma Walker at Venn Group on 0121 616 0660, or email midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.