Adult Social Care Lawyer

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Ref
918140
Contact
Leah Edgar
Job Title
Lawyer
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Are you an Adult Social Care Lawyer who would be interested in joining a well-resourced and Lexcel accredited legal team? This could be for you!

As an Adult Social Care Lawyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice on and the conduct of cases involving adult social services issues including general advice to the client department in respect of their obligations under the Care Act 2014
  • Dealing with matters arising under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and managing Adults Social Care cases including:
    - Deprivation of liberty safeguards and Court of Protection cases
    - Displacement of nearest relative
    - Ordinary residence
    - Responding to letters before claim
    - Coroners Inquests

Although Local Authority experience is desirable, my client is happy to consider those who are more junior or from a Private Practice background.

Whether you are seeking full time or part time, my client is happy to be flexible. This will be over a 3 month initial contract with the likelihood of extension thereafter, completely remote. So if you are knowledgeable within this field then please do get in touch!

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