Childcare Solicitor

  • £38000 - £52000 per annum
  • Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Our client, a recognised North East law firm, are recruiting for a Childcare Solicitor to join their team in Gateshead. The role would suit a Childcare Solicitor with upwards between 2 and 10 years' post qualifying experience, gained within local authority or private practice public childcare work.


  • Handling a caseload of public childcare matters to include care proceedings, adoption, special guardianship offers and childcare protection issues.
  • Representing clients in court, and attending to clients in person.
  • Providing empathetic and expert legal advice to clients throughout the life of their case.
  • Analysing, drafting and submitting court applications, witness statements and legal documentation.
  • Working closely with social services, guardians and other parties.
  • Providing an expert legal of client care.


  • Qualified Childcare Solicitor with upwards of 2 years' experience gained in public childcare work.

Salary to £52,000.

Hybrid working.

Genuine career progression opportunities.

Friendly and supportive team.

To apply for this role, please do so via the link or contact Chloe Smith in the Private Practice East Division on 0113 467 9783.

Chloe Murphy Executive Consultant

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