Lawyer / Senior Lawyer - Adults, Education & Employment

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Harrow, London
£43,626 to £51,813 with opportunity to progress up to £58,938
02 Feb 2024
26 Feb 2024
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Adults, Education & Employment Lawyer / Lawyer (G10, G11 and MG1)
Salary - £43,626 to £51,813 with opportunity to progress up to £58,938 (career graded post).

We are seeking to recruit an Adult Social Care lawyer for the Adults social care, Employment, and Education team at HB Public Law (HBPL).

You will undertake varied, high-quality work with like-minded and supportive colleagues who are committed to public service and excellent client care.

HB Public Law is one of the country’s leading shared local authority legal practices between a number of Northwest London and out of London boroughs; it is Lexcel accredited, and we pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service.  Staff are employed by Harrow Council but work for several public sector clients. 

About you

The successful candidate will be required to carry a full caseload dealing with applications in respect of DOLs and other Adult Social Care matters, including Court of Protection proceedings, S29 Mental Health Act applications, and Judicial Review proceedings. You will also be required to give advice in respect of general Care Act 2014 matters including ordinary residence, eligibility for services (NRPF included) and capacity, and Mental Health law matters .

You will be required to pick up a caseload from the outset.  We will consider less experienced individuals with the right personal qualities and an excellent approach to client care who are able to grow into the role.  Candidates from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply for this position, as the practice’s current staff base is drawn from both sectors.

There will be opportunities for the right candidate to develop knowledge in the Employment and Education work within the team too.

About us

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Closing date: 26/02/2024

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