Child Protection Lawyer

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 30 - £ 40 / Hourly
  • Category
    Legal - Lawyer
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
  • External Reference

Job Title: Lawyer

Pay Rate: 30-40 GBP per hour

Duration: 3 Months to start off with possibility of extension or perm employment

Location: Kingston-upon Thames

We are looking for an experienced child protection lawyer with extensive advocacy experience and experience of local authority matters.

We are currently working remotely but successful candidate will be required to travel to Court to attend hearings (usually Guildford County Court) or County Hall (Kingston)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Solicitor or Barrister looking to develop their career in Local Government and join our successful childcare legal team. You will have extensive experience of working for a local authority legal practice.

You will be as passionate as we are about working as part of an in-house team that delivers timely, clear and effective legal advice, representation and assistance to the Council. You will be required to undertake advocacy and hold a quality caseload of child protection cases.
You will be expected to carry out various responsibilities within the role, which will include:
Managing a varied and interesting childcare caseload consisting of both pre-proceedings and advocacy matters
Undertaking advocacy, where required, on behalf of the County Council
Providing expert legal advice to the County Council

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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham