Senior Solicitor– Adult Services and Human Rights

Council House, 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB
£41,967 - £52,455
10 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
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Senior Solicitor– Adult Services and Human Rights

£41,967 - £52,455

Council House, 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB

Working 36.5 hours per week

At Birmingham City Council, we are always looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge, skills and experience will help us provide the best possible service.  We are working to support a hugely diverse city with a wide range of services in order to make a positive difference every day to people’s lives. 

Working within one of the largest legal teams in local government, you will be involved in complex, challenging work at this exciting time in Birmingham City Council’s future.  Join us, and you’ll be in a great place for both professional and personal development in our large, vibrant and evolving city.

We are seeking an experienced legal professional to join our Adult Services and Human Rights Team. 

You will have an in depth knowledge of the Care Act 2014 together with associated legislation and guidance and have experience of working on legal issues in the areas of mental health, mental capacity including Court of Protection applications and the health/social interface and judicial review proceedings. 

You will have responsibility for a varied caseload, undertaking high-level cases and advice which can be both politically and financially sensitive. 

You will also have line management responsibilities which will include developing other members of the team.

For informal enquiries in relation to this role, please contact Charmaine Murray on 0121 303 2857.

Ref: EC2032017

Closing date: Friday 11th August 2017

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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