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Solicitor (Childcare) - Oxfordshire County Council

Solicitor (Childcare)
Commissioning

Salary £42,821 - £49,860
Location(s) - County Hall, Oxford

About the role

Working with our Deputy Principal Solicitor, you'll take on a variety of legal work in connection with our childcare team. You'll also provide sound legal advice and services across the council, complying with our procedures and high standards in the process. 

Beyond your personal caseload, you'll represent us in court and brief counsel when required. You'll also mentor junior staff members and take on more complex legal work as directed by our Principal Solicitor.

Your skills and experience

You'll be a qualified barrister or solicitor with an impressive knowledge of childcare law and other relevant areas of the law. Together with sharp analytical skills, you'll have excellent communication skills and the ability to deputise for more senior team members - this includes managing and mentoring junior team members.

We're also looking for candidates who are deeply committed to public service and willing to work hard to improve our offering. Ambition, creativity, and business acumen are all integral parts of making our efforts a success.

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Closing date 20th December