Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Childcare Lawyer

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for a London Borough Council who are seeking a Locum Childcare Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis.

Please find below further details with regards to this position and assignment.

ROLE: Childcare Lawyer
LOCATION: West London
RATE: £50.00 to £55.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 6 to 9 month maternity cover, full time

Please note that this would be hybrid working (1 or 2 days in the office per week)

The Role of the Childcare Lawyer

  • To manage a personal caseload of Childcare Law cases through to completion

  • To hold a mixed caseload of care proceedings and pre-proceedings

  • Other matters will include designation of authority, secure accommodation, age assessment judicial reviews and deprivation of liberty authorisations

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 12 months' PQE

  • Previous experience of care proceedings within a local authority

  • Experienced in undertaking own advocacy

If this Childcare Lawyer role 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 £500.