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Court of Protection Solicitor - Central London

  • Job reference: LSCOP/2107
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are working alongside a leading law firm, who are seeking a Solicitor to join their Court of Protection team. Due to increased workload, the position would suit someone experienced to hit the ground running.

ROLE:Court of Protection / Community Care Solicitor
PQE:3+ years
LOCATION: Central London
SALARY: £36,000 to £42,000

The Role

*To assist the Court of Protection and Community Care team in progressing full caseloads through to completion
*To represent vulnerable clients, carers and children when challenging local authority decisions together with good knowledge of the Care Act
*Representing clients in cases concerning health and welfare
*Advising clients regarding challenges to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) authorisations
*The successful candidate will be experienced in working within legal aid funding

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor with at least 3 years' PQE within Court of Protection or Community Care work
*The candidate would be expected to work in both areas of law, but only need previous experience in one of the areas
*A strong academic background is highly desirable (LLB & LPC)
*Someone who is ambitious in progressing their legal career

If this is a position of interest, please feel free to give me a call on 01772 208969, or email Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk.