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Temporary Lawyer - Public Sector Legal Services

Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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Contract: Temporary (6 months+)



Location: London

Salary: Competitive Daily Rate

Position: Full-Time

Work From Hour: Flexible hybrid model when business as usual

Government Department - Safeguarding - Child Abuse Investigations

Job Purpose:

Legal executive working within Directorate of Legal Services.

To provide a high quality, cost-effective legal service to the Government Body. Delivering accurate timely advice and representation in relation to legal issues surrounding disclosure of information in family proceedings thereby supporting Child Abuse Investigation Teams, the work is at the forefront of safeguarding.


To provide legal advice and representation, as required and often at short notice, to ensure that material disclosed will not prejudice complex criminal investigations involving serious allegations of crime. Make applications for disclosure of material in possession of local authorities to assist with the investigation of crime.

To provide legal advice when the body is seeking disclosure from our partners such as Local Authorities to assist in criminal investigations. Also, to provide general advice on family law matters.

To be able to critically analyse information, provide effective written and oral advice, organise a complex workload and work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues and other stakeholders in a publicly accountable environment.

To demonstrate good oral and written skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, as well sound judgement and analytical skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Support the work of the Family Disclosure Team being the central point of contact for all family disclosure requests.

  • Qualified Lawyer
  • Resident in the UK for last 5 years
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