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Child Care and Advocacy Solicitor

Child Care and Advocacy Solicitor

  • If you are a solicitor or barrister ideally with post qualification practice in public law child care litigation, we are looking for you to join our busy Child Care and Advocacy legal team where your primary focus would be to provide clear and balanced advice to Children’s Services in relation to various child protection matters.
  • As a solicitor or barrister, you will provide effective legal advice to Children’s Services by running a mixed case load of care proceedings, pre proceedings, private law and miscellaneous matters such as designation of authority, secure accommodation etc.
  • You would also be expected to undertake a level of advocacy to include case management hearings in respect of your own cases as well as other appropriate hearings.
  • You will undertake technical and complex research which requires developed interpretation and analysis skills as well as partnership working with both colleagues and clients in order to deliver a solution to a range of issues.
  • The career progression scheme allows fee earners to progress depending on qualifications and relevant experience.
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West Sussex County Council

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