Lawyer / Senior Lawyer – Children’s Social Care G10-MG1

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Harrow Council
£37,464 - £52,134
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Children’s Social Care Lawyer / Senior Lawyer (G10, G11, MG1).

Salary from £37,464 to £52,134 (career graded post)

Would you like to undertake varied, high quality work with like minded, supportive colleagues who are committed to making a difference?

We are recruiting Children’s Social Care Lawyers/Senior Lawyers at HB Public Law. HBPL is a leading public sector legal practice providing legal services to a number of Local Authorities, schools and other public bodies, in North West London and the Home Counties.  We are a Lexcel and IIP Gold accredited practice.

The role provides excellent career progression in a supportive and collaborative environment.  Applications are welcomed from NQ lawyers to experienced children’s social care lawyers.  Candidates from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply for this position. Full and part time/job share applications are considered.

About the position

Childcare Lawyers are expected to provide advice, attend meetings, and represent our children’s social care clients in Court proceedings in all matters relating to children’s social care functions, including public law care proceedings, adoption, child protection and fostering.

Full details can be found in the role profile

About you

HBPL is an innovative and ambitious legal service committed to the public sector and we seek lawyers who embody this approach. The successful candidate will be a team player who takes pride in delivering a high quality service and is able to work under pressure.


The closing date for your application is Monday 17th June 2019.  Applications should be made via the Harrow Council website and completing the application form or by submitting a covering letter and CV to

The role is a career graded post encompassing grades G10, G11 and MG1.  Successful candidates who meet the threshold criteria for the relevant grade, as set out in the role profile, will be placed at the entry point for that grade.  Internal applications for advancement to the next grade are considered on an annual basis.

If you would like a confidential conversation about the opportunity please call Sarah Wilson on 020 8424 1417.


We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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