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Adult Social Care Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: London
Pay Details: £25.00 - £45.00 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/027849

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in London who are seeking an Adult Social Services Lawyer for an initial period of 3 months.

The successful Adult Social Care Lawyer will be required to advise on the following matters:


  • Care Act 2014
  • No recourse to public funds
  • Ordinary Residence
  • Deprivation of Liberty
  • Court of Protection
  • Mental Health
  • Judicial review

It is essential candidates have experience handling a complex caseload in all the areas listed above. Previous local government experience would be highly advantageous as the client requires the Adult Social Care Lawyer to pick up a caseload with minimal supervision. Advocacy experience will also be necessary

Our client is looking for someone to start ASAP, we are therefore only able to consider candidates available to start on no more than three weeks’ notice. There will be an expectation that candidates attend the office on an ad hoc basis but the working from home situation is constantly under review and subject to change. Candidate must have a practising certificate.

To register an interest in the role, please send a copy of your CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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