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Safeguarding Lawyer - 12-Month Maternity Cover Contract

Safeguarding Lawyer - 12-Month Maternity Cover Contract

  • We are looking for a Safeguarding Lawyer (specialising in care proceedings) who can make a significant contribution to Legal Services and the Council, who is a team player and can demonstrate self-motivation, flexibility and a broad perspective.
  • This in-house role involves the ability to work to tight timescales/deadlines is essential for this role, as is a willingness to undertake advocacy on behalf of the Council.
  • You will provide a comprehensive legal service to colleagues throughout the Council, to maintained Schools and to the Council’s Local Authority Trading Companies and be responsible for their own work as allocated by management, always ensuring value for money for the Council, communication with the client and working to the Lexcel standard.
  • You will have demonstrable experience of working collaboratively with others, and effective team working.
  • You will have strong oral and written communication and comprehension skills, including the capacity to draft legal documentation and advice often under time pressure and to demonstrate an innovative, problem-solving approach to legal problems.

Enfield Council


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