Senior Community Care Lawyer (PQE 5+)




Senior Community Care Lawyer (PQE 5+)

Martin Searle solicitors is an award winning law firm. The Legal 500 describes us as having “incredible depth of knowledge of all aspects of Community Care Law.” Cate Searle, the head of the Community Care Team, is a nationally recognised expert specialising in Court of Protection contested litigation, safeguarding adults at risk, mental capacity and Best Interest decision-making, health and social care funding and commissioning and public law challenges of inadequate health and social care packages.

In 2016, we won the Law Society Excellence Award in Business Development for our innovative Services for Professional Deputies. We provide case work support in community care and public law matters to Professional Deputies & Attorneys, Private Client and Personal Injury solicitors across England.

In addition to assisting professional clients, we act for individuals and their families in the full range of community care law issues.

Our firm’s reputation is based on providing specialist community care law services and we pride ourselves on the expertise and excellent client care provided by all of our lawyers.

This is a senior appointment for a self-motivated, ambitious and experienced senior lawyer who has handled cases in most of our practice areas, specifically well-versed in understanding the needs of our client base, involving working with vulnerable people on complex issues. Your background will include conducting your own advocacy in the Court of Protection and /or applying public law principles to privately funded case work, including challenging public law decisions by Judicial Review.

You will be a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills and will have demonstrable experience of supervising colleagues and providing external training courses.

Martin Searle Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of our community.

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a letter explaining your legal experience and why you are interested in a position at our firm to by 5.30pm 19 March 2021.

No recruitment agencies please.