Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Rare opportunity to join a Legal 500 practice within their specialist Community Care team in London. The Firm Our client is a highly regarded and well established practice, with a network of offices placed in key strategic locations across the UK. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, they have built a team of highly motivated, passionate staff who are committed to the provision of access to justice, resulting in them obtaining the coveted Lexcel accreditation in recognition of their high standards. With numerous accolades including recognition within the Legal 500 and Chambers guides, this practice has firmly cemented themselves as a leader within their specialist fields and are well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory. The Role Due to expansion, we are now actively seeking a dedicated Community Care Solicitor for a specialist team based in London. Providing advice and representation to individuals in all aspects of community care, the successful Solicitor will manage a complex and challenging caseload, ensuring high levels of client care and service at all times. Areas may include: Court of Protection cases; issuing judicial review proceedings; care planning; child protection; advising carers on services; children leaving care; appropriate placements for young adults with disabilities and; submitting complaints on behalf of service users. Outstanding client care skills and knowledge of Legal Aid funding will therefore be essential for this position. If you have a genuine passion for this area of law and are seeking a hands-on role offering competitive remunerations, challenging work and opportunities for career progression, please contact Ricardo for further information quoting reference RD27134. The Candidate Applications are welcomed from Solicitors from NQ plus with solid experience in Community Care; You must have knowledge of Legal Aid funding; You will possess outstanding communication and client care skills; You will work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines; You will be passionate, dedicated and detail orientated; You will have a desire for professional development. COMMUNITY CARE SOLICITOR PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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