Corporate Legal Services is comprised of four legal teams with administrative support.
- The Children and Social Care Team provide legal services primarily in relation to child protection, adoption, education, adult social care, mental health and youth justice.
- The Planning and Property Team provide legal services primarily in relation to planning and property matters.
- The Regulation and Prosecutions Team provide legal services primarily in relation to regulatory matters, information governance and environmental, licensing, prosecutions and all other litigation.
- The Contract and Employment Team provide legal services primarily in relation to contracts, procurement and commercial matters. The team also advises the Council and its schools on a full range of employment law matters.
We wish to recruit 1 Lawyer into the Childcare Team with responsibility for providing legal services in relation to Childcare related matters. The post holder will carry a caseload of Childcare law cases, often complex in nature, with limited supervision but with support from a dedicated senior legal assistant. It is a pre-requisite that the post holder has demonstrable Childcare law experience.