Inhouse

Senior Lawyer - Safeguarding Children

Senior Lawyer - Safeguarding Children

  • About the Firm: Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the priorities and objectives of the Royal Borough of Greenwich for the benefit of our community.
  • About the role: We are seeking a Senior in-house Lawyer (Safeguarding Children) to join our busy team dealing with a varied caseload and providing legal advice, support and representation to the council’s Directorate of Children’s Services.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your expertise as a qualified solicitor or barrister or chartered legal executive with a track record of providing legal advice and support at a senior level; and experience management or supervision and development of qualified and unqualified staff and additionally, experience of advocacy before relevant courts, and Tribunals.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, Advising and providing legal representation to Social Workers discharging their Child Protection functions; advising and attending Legal Planning Meetings to consider the issuing of care proceedings or invoking the Public Law Outline.
  • And more: You will be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive able to demonstrate experience of all aspects of the law relating to Safeguarding Children.

Royal Borough of Greenwich