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Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor

Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JLE/58821/MB

Description

Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor, Huddersfield

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced solicitor with 3 years PQE to join this well established, award winning and forward thinking firm.

You will have strong knowledge and excellent client care skills with experience of Legal Aid Supervision, Services for Children, Carers Rights and Needs. You will also be proficient in charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.

Required experience includes:

- Advising on community care assessments - either a failure to assess and the ability to review or dispute assessments
- Judicial Review
- Care Act services
- NHS Continuing Healthcare / health service provision and its' interface with social care
- Eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
- Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection
- Deprivation of liberty challenges

You will be responsible for handling a wide variety of cases and have experience supervising junior fee earners. You will also be a strong marketer and enjoy networking with a keen interest in developing business and contacts for the firm.

A competitive salary and package is on offer and the firm is supportive of personal development. There is also the opportunity for this role to move to the Leeds office on opening if required.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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