Solicitor – Public Law
Job Ref: 8035
Location: North West
Contact Name: Vanessa Payne
Contact Tel: 01252 761444
Contact Email: email@example.com
Our client currently has a vacancy for an experienced qualified Solicitor to work on health and social care judicial review cases and, Court of Protection welfare and serious medical treatment cases within their Public Law department in their Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield office on a 12 month fixed term contract.
They are looking for a solicitor to focus on health and social care judicial review cases and Court of Protection welfare and serious medical treatment cases. . You will have the opportunity to work in a supportive team and alongside experienced and respected practitioners.
Candidates with experience of and a reputation for generating regular referrals of cases in this field are encouraged to apply.
They are a growing business and would be interested to hear from senior individuals, or groups of practitioners, who are looking for new challenges in any of the public law fields.
The Attributes we are looking for
Successful candidates will have excellent client care skills and a sensitive and sympathetic understanding of clients’ needs. The solicitor should have excellent communication skills in order to be able to work effectively with all types of people. Candidates will also be expected to have excellent analytical and organisational skills, be committed to teamwork, take a thorough approach to documenting their work, and have the ability to use their own initiative. The position would suit motivated individuals with intelligence, ambition, lateral thinking skills, sound judgment and confident business development skills.
The solicitor will work in a team under the supervision of a partner but, depending on experience, will be expected to take responsibility for handling a full caseload. Experience of supervising other team members work will be an advantage, but not essential. Experience of working with various funding models including legal aid and CFAs will be essential.
If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then you will be given all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in these highly rewarding roles. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. If you’re a self-motivated solicitor looking for an important role then we’d like to hear from you
A competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.