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Community Care Law Solicitor / Barrister / Legal Executive

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Job ID:

11828

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services

Location:

Sussex, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.11.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Our award-winning law firm is expanding our Community Care Law department which is led by Cate Searle. This role will be predominantly based in Brighton, East Sussex.

We specialise in Court of Protection litigation, safeguarding adults at risk, mental capacity and Best Interest decision-making, health and social care funding and commissioning and public law challenges of inadequate health and social care packages

Our team is recognised in the current Legal 500 in the health law category. In 2016, we won the Law Society Excellence Award in Business Development for our innovative Services for Professional Deputies. We provide case work support in Community Care and Public Law matters to Professional Deputies & Attorneys, Private Client and Personal Injury solicitors across England and Wales.

You will be an experienced, enthusiastic lawyer with strong knowledge of health and social care law, looking to join a firm whose lawyers are recognised as leaders in their field.

With at least three years post qualification experience in Community Care Law, you will have handled cases in most of our practice areas, specifically working with vulnerable people and conducting your own advocacy in the Court of Protection.

You will have strong analytical skills, enjoy problem-solving and will have demonstrable experience of applying public law principles to privately funded casework. Experience of running training courses and supervising colleagues as well as challenging public law decisions by Judicial Review is desirable.

Our case management system and supportive working culture means that we are able to offer flexible working. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and work to Lexcel and Investors in People standards.

We are committed to ongoing professional development and all our employees have access to quality based training and career development in a friendly and team based working environment. We offer the opportunity for everyone to play a key role in our continuing growth and expansion.

To learn more about our firm, please view our website: www.ms-solicitors.co.uk.

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a letter explaining your legal experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm to amanda@ms-solicitors.co.uk 

Closing Date: 5.30pm, 16 December 2019

For more information or should you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV together with a letter explaining your legal experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm by click ‘Enquire/Apply’ button at the bottom of the page.

No recruitment agencies please.
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Martin Searle Solicitors
Brighton, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Martin Searle Solicitors
Brighton, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom
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Community Care Law Solicitor / Barrister / Legal Executive

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Job ID:

11828

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services

Location:

Sussex, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.11.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Our award-winning law firm is expanding our Community Care Law department which is led by Cate Searle. This role will be predominantly based in Brighton, East Sussex.

We specialise in Court of Protection litigation, safeguarding adults at risk, mental capacity and Best Interest decision-making, health and social care funding and commissioning and public law challenges of inadequate health and social care packages

Our team is recognised in the current Legal 500 in the health law category. In 2016, we won the Law Society Excellence Award in Business Development for our innovative Services for Professional Deputies. We provide case work support in Community Care and Public Law matters to Professional Deputies & Attorneys, Private Client and Personal Injury solicitors across England and Wales.

You will be an experienced, enthusiastic lawyer with strong knowledge of health and social care law, looking to join a firm whose lawyers are recognised as leaders in their field.

With at least three years post qualification experience in Community Care Law, you will have handled cases in most of our practice areas, specifically working with vulnerable people and conducting your own advocacy in the Court of Protection.

You will have strong analytical skills, enjoy problem-solving and will have demonstrable experience of applying public law principles to privately funded casework. Experience of running training courses and supervising colleagues as well as challenging public law decisions by Judicial Review is desirable.

Our case management system and supportive working culture means that we are able to offer flexible working. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and work to Lexcel and Investors in People standards.

We are committed to ongoing professional development and all our employees have access to quality based training and career development in a friendly and team based working environment. We offer the opportunity for everyone to play a key role in our continuing growth and expansion.

To learn more about our firm, please view our website: www.ms-solicitors.co.uk.

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a letter explaining your legal experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm to amanda@ms-solicitors.co.uk 

Closing Date: 5.30pm, 16 December 2019

For more information or should you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV together with a letter explaining your legal experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm by click ‘Enquire/Apply’ button at the bottom of the page.

No recruitment agencies please.