Job Type:
Job Sector:
North East
£21 to £21 per hour
Job Ref:

Solicitor - Sunderland - 3 Month Contract - �21.00 per hour umbrella

Our client is a large public sector organisation who require a Solicitor to undertake child protection legal work, including carrying out research providing advice, drafting documents and advocacy. Together for Children is a Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education. Successful candidate must be a qualified Solicitor with a valid practising certificate, preferably with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience in the area of child protection law.

Key Responsibilities:

To conduct child protection proceedings (under the auspices of the Public Law Outline) and advise generally upon the conduct of each case.
To deal with correspondence relating to the on-going proceedings or other correspondence received within the team.
To compile court bundles.
To draft instructions to and attend conferences with Counsel.
To undertake advocacy or attend Counsel at Court.
To keep up to date with new legislation and case law relevant to child protection law.
To carry out any other legal work as the demands of the Service dictate.
To ensure professional practice is carried out to the highest standards.

Statutory requirements:
In line with the Together for Children's Statutory Requirements, all employees should:
Comply with the principles and requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to the management of Together for Children Sunderland's records and information, and respect the privacy of personal information held by Together for Children Sunderland;
Comply with the principles and requirements of the Freedom in Information Act 2000;
Comply with the Together for Children Sunderland's information security standards, and requirements for the management and handling of information;
Use information only for authorised purposes.
For further information and to apply phone Laura Harrison on 02393 878265 and send your CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 442393878265
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Laura Harrison

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