West London, London
£35 - £40 per hour
about 1 year ago
6 Months +
Adult Social Care Lawyer required to join a friendly and supportive legal team at a local authority based in West London.
As an Adults Lawyer, your role will be primarily providing legal advice on matters relating to the Council's adult social care and health related functions. This may include:
- Community Care
- Court of Protection
- Judicial Reviews
Essential knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Ability to obtain and evaluate evidence, prepare cases and appear as advocate on behalf of the council before tribunals, courts and other bodies in both contested and uncontested cases
- A clear and systematic approach to problem solving
- Ability to research other areas of law and policy effectively and to apply that research to meet the client's needs
- Competent ICT skills including basic keyboard skills, familiarity with word-processing packages, case management systems and simple databases or ability to acquire the same
The successful candidate must have relevant experience as an admitted solicitor, barrister or a legal executive. Those with previous experience of working within a local authority are highly desirable and candidates from a private sector experience are very much welcomed to apply if they have relevant expertise.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team who can offer great benefits such as flexible working for the right candidate, along with a competitive hourly rate.
We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.
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