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Fitness to Practise Advocate

Grist Legal Recruitment
Central London
£57k - 70k per year
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Contract type
Full time
2 years
Private practice

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Fitness to Practise Advocate A Fitness to Practise Advocate is required by a law firm in London to work in their Professional Discipline team acting on behalf of regulatory clients. The successful Fitness to Practise Advocate will be a UK qualified Solicitor Advocate or Barrister. The Firm A leading law firm with a wide range of long standing clients in both the public and private sector, including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, police, fire and rescue services, independent health and social care providers, charities and GP practices. The Role The work requires representing clients at conferences, hearings, tribunals and in Court (where required) to present cases to Practice Committees/Interim Orders Committees. As an advocate within the Regulatory Division you will primarily present cases at final substantive hearings and represent regulators at interim application and case management hearings. This includes presenting the full range of cases taken forward to hearing by professional regulators including those involving dishonesty, fraud, sexual misconduct and serious instances of deficient professional performance. You will work with expert witnesses and support vulnerable witnesses and those with additional support needs to give best evidence. The Candidate Candidates will be a UK qualified Solicitor or Barrister with professional discipline or fitness to practise experience. Successful candidates will work within and support an experienced and expanding team of lawyers, advocates and case progression paralegals. Advocacy experience, including trial/ final hearing advocacy is essential preferably in a professional disciplinary/ fitness to practise.


Grist Legal Recruitment was established in 2002. Our legal recruitment consultancy specialises in the placement of Partners, Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Secretaries and support staff.This focus on legal recruitment, together with a comprehensive offering in the selection, recruitment and development processes enables us to provide a high-quality service to client and candidate alike


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023 8086 6066
Enterprise House
Ocean Village Marina
SO14 3XB

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