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Community Care/Court of Protection Solicitor

Community Care/Court of Protection Solicitor 0-3 years PQE, £30-35 dep on exp, Whitechapel, London Our client is a growing and vibrant multidisciplinary law firm who pride themselves on always going the extra mile to ensure their clients’ difficulties are overcome and their goals achieved. Now with offices in SW and East London the...

Community Care/Court of Protection Solicitor

Community Care/Court of Protection Solicitor 0-3 years PQE, £30-35 dep on exp, Whitechapel, London

Our client is a growing and vibrant multidisciplinary law firm who pride themselves on always going the extra mile to ensure their clients’ difficulties are overcome and their goals achieved. Now with offices in SW and East London the firm enjoys a national reputation for delivering first-class legal services. They are looking for a Solicitor to join their growing community care team in East London as currently they are unable to meet demand for their community care and Court of Protection services and you will be given the opportunity to grow and develop this area of work.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to contribute to a department dedicated to providing good quality legal advice and representation in a range of community care issues, including representation in the Court of Protection. They are committed to the legal aid scheme and the majority of their clients are funded this way.

You will be experienced in all aspects of community care and Court of Protection work, including challenging assessments and care plans, ensuring that local authorities comply with their safeguarding duties, identifying judicial review challenges and potential Court of Protection cases. Experience of judicial review work and representation in the Court of Protection is essential.

You will need to share their passion for access to justice and have good knowledge of the legal aid scheme.

You will be working with colleagues specialising in housing and public law. They have been recognised by Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 as providing good quality advice and representation

Hours are 9.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday – Friday (alternative working arrangements including part-time hours will be considered).

What they are looking for

  • Qualified Solicitor 0-3 years PQE
  • Experience and knowledge of a full range of community care and Court of Protection law
  • Experience of Legal Aid funding and using CCMS
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the firm’s client group
  • Excellent oral and telephone skills
  • Commitment to their client group in connection with maintaining access to justice
  • Ability to prioritise and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent written communications skills

What they can offer

  • Competitive salary and 25 days annual leave
  • Bonus scheme and pension contribution
  • Flexible hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Strong commitment to training their staff, regularly delivering internal training courses for staff at all levels
  • Career development programme that maps out a route to partnership
  • Offer a supportive, encouraging working environment with an open-door policy

If you feel you would be a good fit and would like to learn more about this opportunity, then contact Alison Banks at alison@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 0208 464 2506 or 07979 952 201.

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