Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer

West Midlands
£40 - 50 per hour
06 Feb 2021
06 Mar 2021
Midlands - Legal (Emma Walker)
Job Title
Practice Area
Litigation, Mental Health
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer – REMOTE WORKING – Up to £50ph

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Adult Social Care Lawyer to join a dynamic Local Authority in the Midlands. This contract is offered for an initial period of 3 months with an expectation of further extension.

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

Duties may include:

  • Dealing with Court or Protection caseload, including advice on Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Providing advice under 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
  • Advice on aspects of community care under both the Care Act 2014 and National Assistance Act 1984
  • Defending Judicial review proceedings in relation to community care matters

An attractive rate of up to £50 per hour (umbrella) is offered dependant on experience, working on a full time basis.

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Will Pardoe on or alternatively send your CV to

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.