Locum Childcare Solicitor

  • Job Reference: LOW/6967900
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Bristol, England
  • Salary: £40.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Remote Working – Locum Childcare Solicitor

An excellent opportunity for a Locum Childcare Solicitor to join a Local Authority legal team has arisen in Bristol.

The position is initially for 3 months initially with the strong possibility of further extension. The role is offered on a remote working basis and the preference is for full-time hours.

Applications are welcome from Qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with a current Legal Practice Certificate.

Previous experience handling a childcare caseload for a local authority would be preferred.

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

  • Managing a full caseload of Childcare matters
  • Dealing with interim care orders and emergency protection orders under the Public Law Outline
  • Attending both County Court and Family Proceedings Court including trial hearings, directions hearing and half day hearings
  • Performing own advocacy at both contested and final hearings

An hourly rate of between £40-45 per hour on an umbrella basis is available, dependent upon experience. 

To apply for this position, please contact Lauren Watts or Michael Attwood at Venn Group on 0117 284 1717.

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.

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