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Part Time Adults Solicitor

  • Location

    East Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Amy Swain

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Part Time

Adults (ASC) Solicitor

Up to £45

3-6 months+

An opportunity has arisen for an Adults Solicitor to join a big, welcoming local authority on a part time basis of 3 days per week.

As an Adult Solicitor you will act as legal adviser to the Clinical Health Commissioning Board, you will advise on urgent and standard applications for Deprivation of Liberty along with applications to the Court of Protection for declarations. You will also act as lead contact in respect of all ASC duty queries and advise in relation to Judicial Review cases. Other responsibilities will include advising on the Local Authority's obligations relating to Community Care, NRPF, safeguarding, displacement of nearest relative and other matters under the MHA 1983.

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with proven experience in ASC Law within a Local Authority
  • A minimum of 4 years' PQE

Benefits of the role:

  • Remote working
  • Ideal for candidates looking to pick up additional work alongside a current role
  • Flexibility around conducting advocacy

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this ASC Solicitor role, please apply now, or contact Amy Swain at Sellick Partnership on 0161 513 0886 or email amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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