We are currently recruiting a supervising solicitor for our community care team based in central London to provide maternity cover for a fixed period of 12 months. There will be opportunity to secure a permanent position within the team following successful completion of the fixed term contract.
Candidates must be competent in all areas of community care law and have supervisor status, having completed stage 1 of the management course.
The successful candidate will have an excellent academic background and a wide range of experience in community care law and public law. We are looking for candidates with experience of managing a small team, including paralegals and trainee solicitors, providing proactive supervision and guidance to junior members of the team.
The successful candidate will have experience dealing with vulnerable clients in community care cases, including legal aid cases and will ensure compliance with Legal Aid Agency contract requirements.
Salary and benefits will be negotiable and will reflect experience or potential of the candidate. Please send your CV and covering letter to:
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