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Childcare Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: Essex, East Anglia
Pay Details: £20-35 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/020810

Our client, a busy Local Authority based in Essex is seeking a Childcare Lawyer to join them for an initial three month locum assignment.

The successful candidate will join an established team and carry a full and varied caseload of up to 16 matters in proceedings and a smaller PLO caseload.

Additionally, the successful Childcare Lawyer will be responsible for dealing with PLOs, IRHs, CMCs and Direction Hearings. Due to the nature of the role, our client is particularly keen to hear from candidates with a Local Authority background, although those from alternative backgrounds with the relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Due to the urgent nature of the role and the expectation for the candidate to hit the ground running, it is important you have previously held a public childcare caseload and can work autonomously with little supervision.

The council is commutable from London and offers an array of shops and restaurants in the local vicinity. If this sounds like the role for you, please get in touch by sending your CV in the first instance. Due to the urgent nature of this role, the successful candidate will be available on no more than two weeks’ notice.

At LAW Absolute 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 every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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  • Zoe Alex
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After completing four years at the University of Essex studying the LLB and LLM,…

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