Role details

Childcare Solicitor

West Midlands   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity within large local authority legal team
  • Experienced Childcare solicitor

About Our Client

A large and well established public sector client within the West Midlands. This local authority has 3 experienced legal teams specialising in childcare law and offer a supportive and exciting environment to work in.

You will be expected to undertake your own advocacy in the local courts and demonstrate a strong technical knowledge when handling public law cases.

Job Description

As a childcare solicitor within this local authority team, you will be dealing with childcare litigation, advising social services, safeguarding, adoption proceedings and judicial reviews.

The Successful Applicant

Successful applicants for this Childcare solicitor role will be required to have the following criteria and experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Proven experience as a Childcare Solicitor
  • Previously worked within a local authority / public sector environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to do their own advocacy
  • Confident with negotiation, persuading, drafting and providing advice
  • Experience dealing with with a high volume of files / caseloads
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously

What's on Offer

If you are interested in this role please contact Bethany Machon at Michael Page

Offer is subject to successful telephone interview and experience

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