Role: Child Care Solicitor
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Duration: 3 months+
My local authority client are looking to appoint a Child Care Solicitor to join their in-house legal team, for initially a three month temporary contract with possible extension. Pay rate is negotiable.
As an experienced child safeguarding lawyer (solicitor, barrister or FILEX) you will be working to progress a number of cases where the plan is to discharge the care order for the child.
You will be reporting to the Legal Services Manager - Safeguarding and will be a key member of the Safeguarding Team which is Family Law Awards shortlisted. This is a friendly and supportive environment with Lexcel Accreditation.
You will need excellent communication skills, team skills and the ability to interpret legislation in a common sense and practical manner, having due regard to the Council's legal responsibilities. The post will involve advocacy in the Family Court.
Local authority experience is desirable.
Deekay contact: Michael Wilde - 0161 747 1234