Solicitor/Barrister Child Care
Dudley MBC is a community council rich in history and is very focused on regenerating and reinvesting itself to meet the challenges of the future, forming part of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Legal Services continues to be accredited with Lexcel, the Law Society's standard in excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Hours: 37 hours
Salary: Grade 11 (£38,429 to £41,263 per annum)
Location: 4 Ednam Road, Dudley
We currently have an opportunity for a highly experienced and highly effective Solicitor/Barrister to join our team to assist in the provision of an efficient and effective public law child protection litigation on behalf of the Council, its Directorates and Officers.
The successful candidate will manage a caseload of public law child protection cases and be an able court advocate, comfortable with conducting hearings of up to a day in length at the Family Court sitting primarily at Wolverhampton, Walsall and Dudley. Due to the small nature of the team, the post holder will be expected to show flexibility to cover the work and hearings of other team members as necessary.
This role involves agile working from client offices, home and the courts.
For further information or an informal chat, please contact: Richard Clark on 01384 815331 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.
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