Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£40 - £50 Per Hour
Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
TGH/6868280
Contact
Tom Hoult
Practice area
Mental health
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer - £40 to £50 p/h umbrella – East Midlands

Venn Group's specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for an Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a dynamic Local Authority in the East Midlands. This contract is offered for an initial period of 3 months but there is the possibility for this to be extended.

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive possessing previous Adult Social Care experience gained working within Local Government.

Duties may include:

  • Dealing with Court of Protection caseload, including advice on the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Providing advice under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Attending tribunals defending disability discrimination claims and reasonable adjustments
  • Providing advice on application of the inherent jurisdiction
  • Drafting statements, applications and orders
  • Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters


An attractive rate of between £40 and £50 p/h umbrella is offered dependant on experience. The client is ideally looking for someone to work on a full-time basis but flexible working may be considered.

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Ben Watts on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.