Adults Social Services Lawyer

Location
London
Salary
£30 - £35 per hour
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Ref
M74766
Contact
Chelsey Newsom
Practice area
Social care
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Adult Social Services Lawyer required to join a local authority based in North London for an initial 3 month period.

The successful candidate will be handling a busy caseload of adult matters for this large local authority. It is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within a busy London Council, and would suit an ambitious lawyer, with a passion for public law.

You will manage a busy caseload of adult social services matters. Day to day work will include;
* Court of Protection
* Ordinary residence and
* Deprivation of liberty
* Advice work

The desired candidate will have experience of handling public law adult matters. Advocacy is not required for this role due to the authority instructing counsel, however those that are willing would have the opportunity to undertake this. Candidates will require the ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the Care Act 2014.

Experience of working for a local authority would be advantageous but not essential, although candidates must have experience of handling public law matters

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest local authorities in London, giving access to a wide range of clients. The council building is located opposite the train station and is easily accessible from central London.

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 Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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