Service Care Solutions Ltd

Legal Team Manager - Childcare

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority in the Somerset area who are seeking a Legal Team Manager to oversee the Childcare Law team.

Please find below further details regarding this position.

ROLE: Legal Team Manager - Childcare
LOCATION: Somerset / hybrid
RATE: £60.00 to £68.00
CONTRACT: 6 months, 37 hours per week

Please note that this position would be hybrid working, at least 2 days in the office per week.

The Role

  • To mange a team of Childcare legal professionals (Lawyers and Paralegals) in the day-to-day running of the team

  • To supervise in progressing full caseloads through to completion of complex childcare law matters

  • To deliver training to the team as a whole

  • To assist with DOLS and the more complex cases

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 5 years' PQE

  • Previous local authority working experience within Childcare Law would be essential for this position

  • Previous management / supervisory experience would be essential for this position

  • Contested advocacy experience would be required for this position

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.

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