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Team Lawyer (Child Care)

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Job ID:

13474

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.05.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£35,382 - £39,246

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic solicitor or barrister looking to develop their career in Local Government and join our successful childcare legal team. You could be newly qualified or someone with extensive experience in either the private or public sector. We recognise transferable skills and have a track record of supporting lawyers to retrain in this rewarding area.

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 trained and supported to undertake advocacy commensurate with your experience and alongside this will 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
Additional information

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please email Zeilie White (zeilie.white@surreycc.gov.uk). We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing Date: 7 June 2020

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

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 15 June 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary-related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits, you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.
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Surrey County Council
London (Greater), United Kingdom

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Team Lawyer (Child Care)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

13474

Practice Area(s):

Children's Services, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.05.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£35,382 - £39,246

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic solicitor or barrister looking to develop their career in Local Government and join our successful childcare legal team. You could be newly qualified or someone with extensive experience in either the private or public sector. We recognise transferable skills and have a track record of supporting lawyers to retrain in this rewarding area.

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 trained and supported to undertake advocacy commensurate with your experience and alongside this will 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
Additional information

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please email Zeilie White (zeilie.white@surreycc.gov.uk). We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing Date: 7 June 2020

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

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 15 June 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary-related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits, you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.