Lawyer – Childcare

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Job Description

Lexcel accredited firm seeks a skilful Childcare Lawyers to join one of their offices either based in Northampton, Huntingdon and Shefford.

This is an opportune time for a talented solicitor, legal executive or barrister to join one of our client’s thriving practices based in Northampton, Huntingdon and Shefford (with the ability to travel to other offices as required). The successful applicant will advise on and conduct proceedings relating to the care and protection of children and young people. This role is offered on a full-time, Contract basis.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


Public law Children Act matters
Social care
Care proceedings
Public law outline matters (PLO)
Judicial review
Attending court and tribunals
Undertaking advocacy
Undertaking legal research
Liaising with clients and other witnesses

The Candidate

Solicitors, legal executives and barristers with a minimum of two years’ PQE
Flexibility is essential as you will be required to travel to other offices
Experience in childcare law is a must
Demonstrate an understanding of the local government legal framework
Previous advocacy experience
IT proficiency 

The Firm
Our client is a highly regarded social enterprise law firm specialising in the public sector. It is one of the first of its kind to be established in the UK serving over one hundred organisations across the public sectors including local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, foundation trusts, charities and fire services. This is a forward thinking and award-winning law firm who meet the highest management and customer care standards.


Competitive salary dependent on experience
Generous holiday allowance
Pension scheme
Flexible working arrangements including remote working
Holiday purchase scheme
Excellent maternity and paternity entitlement
Benefits including one of the best pensions on the market 

Our Agency Requirements

What salary are you currently seeking?
How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
How long is your notice period? 

Lawyer – Childcare

For further details of this Childcare Lawyer vacancy, please contact Natasha on (phone number removed) quoting reference NK32093.

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