• About the Firm: Barking and Dagenham is a London borough in East London, England. It lies around 9 miles east of Central London. It is an Outer London borough and the south is within the London Riverside section of the Thames Gateway; an area designated as a national priority for urban regeneration.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint a Senior Children’s Safeguarding Lawyer to join our busy forward- thinking in-house team to provide high-quality legal services to officers across Barking and Dagenham to enable them to meet their objectives.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your working knowledge of local government law, and ability to manage a team of children’s and adults safeguarding lawyers as well as holding your own caseload and providing high-quality advice for internal clients.
  • Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to delivering a client focused service that adds value, ensuring a consistent approach to service delivery and delivering best value.
  • And more: You will be qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive with advocacy certificate, able and committed to work in a flexible manner including outside normal office hours, when the role necessitates the same. You will be a key member of the team confident and able to work independently on your own initiative.

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in Greater London, England