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Community Care Solicitor

Posted 7 days ago by JMC Legal Recruitment
Location Reading, Berkshire Job Title Associate (Solicitor)
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits Sector Other

Are you seeking an opportunity to deal with City work for a Top 200 firm, with both National and International companies, however based in a Central Reading location?

The Firm

This leading regional Top 200 firm has a privileged reputation within the local market. With a prestigious heritage dating back over 100 years this firm produces outstanding work as well as building an outstanding base of quality clientele with a real focus on client care. Having recently been established as one of the UK's most successful full service regional law firms this firm even won the award for UK Regional Law Firm of the year a number of times. This firm is known locally for its reputation for nurturing local legal talent which has resulted in an unprecedented staff retention rate allowing this practice to experience real growth in recent times. The firm now stands at over 200 members of staff.

The Role

This is an excellent role for a Community Care Solicitor to join this growing, Top 200 practice in based in the heart of Reading, Berkshire.

The community care department has grown substantially in recent years, you will predominantly work with the SEN team (Special Education Needs) to resolve issues around social care and health for their clients in light of Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCPs). The work will involve working closely with the SEN team but is not restricted only to clients with SEND issues or just to children and young adults. You will work closely alongside the Education, Clinical Negligence, PI and Court of protection teams.

Due to the growth of the department, this role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

  • You will be a Community Care Solicitor with at least three years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will have good experience of dealing with special educational needs
  • You should have excellent communication skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity for a Community Care Solicitor to join a growing department, within this Top 200 firm based in Reading.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.