CHILDREN & FAMILIES SENIOR LAWYER

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Salary: Competitive

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Children & Families Senior Lawyer. The client has specified the Senior Lawyer: must be experienced in doing advocacy local authority experience would be an advantage will be offered hybrid working, but the client may also consider applicants for remote working DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Works effectively and with minimum supervision, managing a caseload of complex, high value and sensitive legal work relating to public and private children law, including conducting and managing a caseload of legal applications under relevant legislation and providing advice to the client regarding this and other related legislation, regulations and guidance. Possess recent and extensive knowledge of the law relating to local government responsibility for safeguarding and planning for children and political sensitivity in relation to advising on the same. Demonstrate a knowledge wider local government law and issues and ability to develop skills in these areas. Advocacy skills to represent the Council in contested proceedings. Where required by the Principal Lawyer to act as a mentor to a designated Lawyer and/or Legal Officer. Undertake such other legal duties commensurate with grade as are assigned to the post holder by the City Solicitor, the Head of Legal Services or Head of Group, demonstrating political sensitivity at all times. Demonstrate a knowledge wider local government law and issues To draft, develop and present staff and client training ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: A practising barrister, solicitor or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (if FCILEX, with Advocacy Certificate) Extensive recent experience of dealing with complex, high value and sensitive children and families matters. Extensive knowledge of the law relating to children and families. Advocacy Skills & drafting Skills Enhanced DBS Check What we offer: 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer. To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on (phone number removed) or email

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