Family Law Solicitor - £40 hourly - Local Government

£35.00 - £40.00 per hour + Negotiable upon experience
Jul 23, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
Liam Woods
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Interim Solicitor - Child Protection & Family Law - £40.00 hourly - West Midlands

I am currently working with a Local Authority within the West Midlands region as they seek to take on an Interim Solicitor for a rolling contract until the end of 2019 to help provide legal advice and advocacy in Adult & Child Protection matters.

Purpose of your role:

  • To provide high quality, well researched legal advice to clients within agreed timescales.
  • To represent the interests of the council in proceedings before the Family Courts, Court of Protection, High Court and other tribunals as required.
  • To proactively support clients in areas of their work which have a legal dimension.

What can they offer you?

  • Competitive hourly rate - Up to £40.00 hourly DOE.
  • Ongoing contract length for 2019 with the option for renewal in the New Year.
  • Direct work with Children, Young People and Families.

What they are looking for:

  • Good generalist knowledge and understanding of contentious local government law
  • Good in depth knowledge and experience of family law, more specifically around vulnerable adults and children
  • Recent experience of working within local government or similar
  • Up to date working knowledge of issues facing local government
  • Experience of advocacy, including non routine, complex and contested matters
  • Post qualification experience in the relevant field

Qualifications & CPD:

  • Admitted solicitor/barrister
  • Good degree 2:2 or above
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD and continuous professional development

Any interested applicants would benefit from sending their CV to or alternatively you can call Liam Woods on 0207 940 2100 for a confidential discussion to determine your options and future prospects.

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