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Childcare Lawyer - London Borough of Lambeth

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£37,650 - £46,347 (experienced lawyers may qualify for an optional additional 8% recruitment and retention allowance)

Job description

Childcare Lawyer

Grade: PO3-PO5

Lambeth Legal Services prides itself in providing an excellent legal service to its clients and is Lexcel accredited. This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy Social Care legal team in London.

We are looking for experienced, dynamic and resilient lawyers to join our vibrant Childcare legal team. The Childcare Lawyer role involves conducting an varied and challenging caseload of public law childcare litigation and Public Law Outline cases within a busy, friendly and supportive team.

We are an innovative London borough with flexible ways of working. We also have excellent dedicated paralegal support for the team in addition to centralised administrative support. Our modern office is centrally located In Brixton with easy access to the local courts in central London.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or FILEX with previous experience of working within a local authority Childcare role. Advocacy experience is preferred and. Law Society Children Panel membership is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of all aspects of public law proceedings including practice and procedure under the Public Law Outline. We use digital dictation, an electronic case management system, a digital courtroom and electronic bundles and so candidates need to be highly IT literate.

For further details, please see Childcare Lawyer

How to apply: Please visit our website to apply online.

Alternatively you can email completed application forms to

Interviews to be held on 16/17 August 2018.

Lambeth is committed to Safer Recruitment and aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.