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Childcare Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: London South, London
Pay Details: £20.00 - £25.00 ltd per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/026799

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in London who is seeking a Childcare Lawyer for three months initially. The role is ideally to start in the next few weeks.

The successful Childcare Lawyer will be expected to undertake the following:

  • Draft legal documents,
  • Conduct care applications,
  • Adoption proceedings,
  • Provide advice on PLO and cases in proceedings and,
  • Undertake advocacy at all levels within the family court.

It is essential that candidates applying for the role have experience carrying a caseload of circa 10-15 matters a mixture of PLO matters and cases in proceedings.  Our client is seeking a candidate passionate about this area of law and achieving better outcomes for vulnerable children and young people. The role will start remotely.

In order to be considered for the role it is essential that you are a qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive and have a current practising certificate.

In order to apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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.

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