Childcare Solicitor - Locum - Wiltshire - Maternity Cover

  • Category
    Legal - Private Practice
  • Location
    Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
  • Salary
    40 £ - 45 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

Childcare Solicitor - Locum - Wiltshire - Maternity Cover

A well regarded law firm in Wiltshire is urgently seeking the assistance from a Family (Childcare) Solicitor to start ASAP.

The role will be up until Christmas initially but there may be the opportunity to cover maternity leave early in 2019.

The Position:-
* You will be dealing with a busy caseload of Legal Aid Childcare matters, including Care Proceedings and Children Act work.
* The work is Legal Aid funded and covers a broad range of issues to advise and assist on, including:-
- Acting for Respondents in applications for Care and Supervision orders, as well as Emergency Protection Orders
- Contact with Children in Care applications
- Representing extended Family members in Care Proceedings
* Applications for Residential/Community assessments
* Representing vulnerable clients and liaising with the Official Solicitor.
* Full time role but flexibility as to part time/remote working can be considered

The Candidate will be:-
* A Solicitor/Legal Executive with at least 4 years' PQE
* Able to work unsupervised
* Technically competent
* Ideally Children Panel membership accredited, but this is not essential
* Immediately available

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