Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Adult Social Care Lawyer

Service Care Legal Recruitment are currently working alongside Local Authority, based in Devon, which is in need of an experienced Adult Social Care Lawyer to join their team.

ROLE: Senior Adult Social Care Lawyer

RATE: £50-£55ph

LOCATION: Devon, remote

CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months ongoing

The Role:

  • Deal with an Adult Social Care legal files from start to completion

  • The role will deal primarily with Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards challenges and s16 applications in the Court of Protection as well as more general Mental Capacity Act advice.

  • The successful candidate will also be required to assist in other areas of Adult Social Care including Ordinary Residence disputes, Care Act duties and Mental Health Act matters.

  • The successful candidate will also oversee the whole process of each case from pre-proceedings through to completion of the final hearing.

The Person:

  • Someone who has 5+ years of PQE in Adult Social Care Law

  • Someone who has an understanding of the structural framework of Local Authority Law and has worked at a Local Authority before

  • Someone who is able to deal with their own caseload independently whilst also assisting others with theirs


  • Flexible working hours

  • Remote working

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with me via email,, or via phone at 01772208969.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.