Qualified solicitors and legal executives
We provide qualified legal staff with good opportunities to further their careers. A commercial approach to clients’ work and relevant experience is important, together with an ability to adapt to the requirements of our practice.
Qualified lawyers are expected to contribute to internal training programmes as well as seminars for the benefit of clients.
Healthcare Lawyer vacancy for the London office
The Healthcare Providers Team acts for a broad range of clients in the healthcare and social care sectors. We represent many private psychiatric providers as well as one of the largest NHS Mental Health Trusts in the UK. We hold an Annual Mental Health Conference for clients and other members of the sector (now in its twelfth year). We also advise many of the major care home providers in the UK and are recognised experts in this field.
Members of the team all run a full caseload that involves advising our clients on a wide range of legal issues including:
- Advice on the Mental Health Act
- Cases before the Court of Protection relating to welfare and treatment
- Advice on the Mental Capacity Act, including DOLS and advice on the forthcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards
- Consent and Confidentiality
- Requests for access to records and GDPR
- CQC registration and enforcement matters
- Clinical negligence claims
- Health and Safety and other prosecutions in the sector
We are looking for a self-motivated healthcare lawyer with experience of undertaking advocacy at inquests to join our team.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a lawyer with experience of advising the healthcare sector. The role will involve the preparation and advocacy at inquests and advising on many of the issues listed above. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the marketing of the team, including preparing briefings on topical mental health and healthcare issues and providing training sessions to healthcare staff.
For more information or to submit an application, please contact:
Head of HR