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Childcare Lawyer x 2

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Job ID:

12824

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Childcare Lawyers (2 posts) – 37 hours pw - £33,799 - £39,638
 
We are looking for a highly motivated lawyer to join the People Services Legal Team as a childcare lawyer, working in a lively and busy team of lawyers involved in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding area of law.
 
The successful candidate will be an experienced solicitor or barrister with an excellent working knowledge of the law relating to children. This post involves significant levels of advocacy including substantive contested hearings in the Family Court. Experience of social care law and advocacy is essential. You will have good interpersonal skills, be able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight court deadlines. You will have good communication and presentation skills, good customer care skills and good analytical and problem solving skills. You must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
 
The role includes providing a range of legal support to People Service and in particular Children’s Services, including advising on pre proceedings work, care proceedings,  adoption; and supporting the senior lawyer in his or her role of managing the team. You’ll be skilled at drafting legal documentation, providing concise and clear advice, and carrying out legal research and analysis. Well-organised and adaptable, you may from time to time be asked to take on challenges outside your field of expertise.
 
For an informal chat about this position please telephone Deborah Nickson on 01270685830.
 
Closing date: 6 March 2020.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.
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Cheshire East Council
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom

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Cheshire East Council
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom
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Childcare Lawyer x 2

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Job ID:

12824

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Childcare Lawyers (2 posts) – 37 hours pw - £33,799 - £39,638
 
We are looking for a highly motivated lawyer to join the People Services Legal Team as a childcare lawyer, working in a lively and busy team of lawyers involved in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding area of law.
 
The successful candidate will be an experienced solicitor or barrister with an excellent working knowledge of the law relating to children. This post involves significant levels of advocacy including substantive contested hearings in the Family Court. Experience of social care law and advocacy is essential. You will have good interpersonal skills, be able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight court deadlines. You will have good communication and presentation skills, good customer care skills and good analytical and problem solving skills. You must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
 
The role includes providing a range of legal support to People Service and in particular Children’s Services, including advising on pre proceedings work, care proceedings,  adoption; and supporting the senior lawyer in his or her role of managing the team. You’ll be skilled at drafting legal documentation, providing concise and clear advice, and carrying out legal research and analysis. Well-organised and adaptable, you may from time to time be asked to take on challenges outside your field of expertise.
 
For an informal chat about this position please telephone Deborah Nickson on 01270685830.
 
Closing date: 6 March 2020.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.