Role details

Childcare Solicitor

West Midlands   •   £30 - £40 per hour (£62,395 - £83,194)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Experienced childcare soliciotor required
  • Large local authority looking

About Our Client

A large and well established local authority within the West Midlands. This local authority has an experienced legal team specialising in childcare law and offer a supportive and exciting environment to work in.

Job Description

This role will require an individual with experience in the following areas:

  • Childcare Law
  • Managing PLO files
  • Pre-proceedings
  • Care proceedings
  • advocacy
  • contested and final hearings
  • previously managing caseloads ~15 files + at any one time

The Successful Applicant

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

  • 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 a high volume of files / caseloads
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong time management skills

What's on Offer

Subject to telephone interview.

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