Assistant Team Leader / Senior Lawyer – Children’s Social Care (Harrow)

Harrow Council
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Assistant Team Leader / Senior Lawyer – Children’s Social Care (Harrow)

Salary - £53,835-£59,937

Would you like to undertake varied, high quality work with like-minded and supportive colleagues who are committed to public service and making a difference for local communities?

HB Public Law is one of the country’s leading local authority legal practices, with our main offices in Harrow.  We are a Lexcel and IIP Gold accredited practice and pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service to six local authorities, schools and other public bodies in London and the home counties.

If you take pride in your work and would enjoy becoming part of one of the leading public sector teams in the country then we would be pleased to hear from you.  Staff would principally work from our main offices in Harrow.

We are recruiting to a permanent Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer within one of our children’s social care teams.

About the position

The Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer will be an experienced child protection lawyer and part of the management team for the Children’s Social Care team advising Harrow Council, based in the practice’s London office in Harrow, but expected to travel to courts and other offices as appropriate.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual, with knowledge and experience of advising on complex child protection matters, judicial review and the ability to conduct and supervise special educational needs tribunal cases.  You should also have the ability to performance manage legal staff, contributing to creating a high-performance culture and have an awareness of the governance issues in a local authority environment.

The closing date for this role is the 9 December 2018.

Applications only to be made via the following link - 

The interview for this role will take place on 19th December 2018.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Helen Ottino, Team Leader/Senior Lawyer - Harrow Children’s Social Care on 020 8424 1919.

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