Regulatory / Health Lawyer
Salary £48000 - £65000 per annum
Consultant Helen Abrahams
Date posted 02 September 2016
The well known Health team of a top ranking national law firm is looking to hire an experienced regulatory and health lawyer to join their department in Birmingham, in a role that will deal with a variety of matters including Inquests, Mental Health, Mental Capacity and COP work.
About the Regulatory/Health Lawyer
This highly regarded National law firm requires a solicitor to work alongside the existing team in the Birmingham office. You will be responsible for dealing with a wide range of patient matters and public law work.
The broad range of work will include complex issues covering:
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Mental Health Act 1983
- CQC regulation (including commercial due diligence)
- Continuing Care/Responsible Commissioner
- Judicial Reviews & Governance
You will be a UK qualified solicitor (or overseas equivalent) from a top regional or national law firm with experience in healthcare law and may have a minimum of 6 years PQE but this does not preclude someone with more qualified experience from applying for the role.
Advocacy expertise is essential and a good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 will be a particular advantage.
About the Regulatory / Health Lawyer role:
You will deal with a range of advice for clients across NHS bodies, local authorities and independent health and social care providers. You will also have the opportunity to provide support with business development across the team in Birmingham.
Key Responsibilities for the Lawyer:
- To manage a caseload of varied cases of advice and representation on health and social care advisory issues, including for example mental health, court of protection, mental capacity and deprivation of liberty, inquests, medical treatment decisions and welfare planning disputes, safeguarding, access and funding disputes and continuing healthcare / Individual Funding Requests, information governance / DPA / FOI, judicial review and Human Rights Act claims;
- To undertake business development activities, including the planning and delivery of relevant seminar and training programmes; and
- To undertake legal research, advising on the implications of new statutes, regulations, directives and case law.
About the firm:
An award wining leading provider of legal services to public, third and private sector clients. Its core markets are health, local government, housing, waste, energy and renewables, rail and transport, education, emergency services, public infrastructure, charities, and not-for-profit organisations.
For more information on this Regulatory / Health Lawyer role, or similar opportunities, please contact Helen Abrahams directly on 0121 260 2522 or email your CV to email@example.com