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Adult Social Care Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC2507ADULTLANCS
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: SOLICITOR

Location: Lancashire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Adult Social Care
Salary: £DOE per hour ltd

You will be working within the adult social care legal team dealing with all aspects of adult social care in a public authority setting. The ideal candidate needs experience in all aspects adult social care law and will be competent in providing detailed and accurate advice accordingly. You will be providing advice across the whole of the Council and affiliated programmes.


*Provide specialist advice in relation to adult social care.
oInstruct Counsel
oCourt applications
oFamily welfare
oS.21A challenges
oCourt of Protection work
*Provide advice to a wide range of service users including external users.
*Manage your own caseload of adult social care cases.
*Attend hearings and other meetings as required.
*Deal with some Education Law and Employment Law.
*Keep up to date on relevant legislation and implement accordingly.

*Local authority experience essential
*Adult social care experience essential
*Understanding of local authority governance
*Good drafting skills

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.