3 Mile End Road, London E1

 Step into the dynamic field of Community Care and Court of Protection law as a Solicitor with CCMS JOBS. As part of our team, you’ll play a pivotal role in advocating for vulnerable individuals andcalso ensuring their rights are protected. Join us in making a meaningful impact in the lives of those in need.

Details of CCMS JOBS

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


35-37 Mile End Road, London E1


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  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount

Full job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a community care/Court of Protection solicitor to join our growing team CCMS JOBS.

Role Overview Of CCMS JOBS

We are looking for someone with at least one year of post-qualification experience who ideally can represent our clients across a range of community care and Court of Protection work. If you only have experience of community care or Court of Protection work but meet our other requirements below, we would still encourage you to apply unquestionably.

You will be working with colleagues specialising in housing and public law. Moreover who are recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. We are proud that we are able to provide a holistic service to clients.

You will need to share our passion for access to justice and have good knowledge of the legal aid scheme. Experience of privately-funded work would be welcome.

You will be working at CCMS JOBS for clients with a range of needs, some of whom are in very vulnerable situations such as facing eviction or a lack of community care services.

We have good referral sources from local charities and NGOs who work with us to achieve the best outcome for our clients.We currently cannot meet the demand for our Court of Protection and community care services, but you will have the opportunity to grow and develop this area of work.

We are open to the successful candidate working from our Whitechapel or Clapham Junction offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out all allotted casework, promptly and efficiently.
  • Analysing legal matters and particularly advising clients of appropriate course of action .
  • Communicating clearly and regularly with clients and complying with ‘client care’ requirements.
  • Moreover dealing with all routine correspondence, negotiations and advocacy, where appropriate.
  • Ensuring that time spent on all casework is promptly recorded and on conclusion of cases that they are billed and payment is recorded promptly.
  • Generally to ensure, where any part of the work within the department is funded by the Legal Aid Agency that requirements are met.
  • Keeping up-to-date with general legal developments, particularly relating to own specialist field(s).
  • Undertaking appropriate administrative tasks in accordance with the Office Manual.In order to help to ensure smooth functioning of department as well as efficient casework and billing.
  • Providing supervision where appropriate and/or reporting to supervisors when supervision required.

Skills/Knowledge Requirements

  • At least one year of post-qualification experience of working on a full range of community care and/or Court of Protection law (including challenging assessments and care plans consequently. And also b ensuring that local authorities comply with their safeguarding duties, identifying judicial review challenges and potential Court of Protection cases, acting for “P” via a litigation friend or family members in Court of Protection proceedings in relation to P’s welfare)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the firm’s client group
  • Excellent oral and telephone skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Experience of working to targets
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Commitment to our client group in connection with maintaining access to justice
  • Current Practising Certificate
  • Experience of Legal Aid funding and using CCMS
  • Experience of privately-funded work

Equal Opportunities and Diversity

TV Edwards Solicitors LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and also our wider profession.

Salary and Application Submission

Salary – Competitive

Anticipated start date – ASAP

For full job requirements please see the information pack below.

No CVs will be considered without attaching our application form.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.


25 days holiday, increasing to 28 days after 3 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years
Bonus Scheme
Career development programme
Comprehensive training, supervision and support
Cycle to work scheme and cycle storage
Also Friends and Family discount on legal services
Health Cashback Plan
Length of service awards
Staff forums and committees
Wellbeing initiatives

Working Hours

Full time – 35 hours per week: 9:30am-5:30pm Monday – Friday (alternative working arrangements including part-time hours will be considered).

Anticipated Start Date


How To Apply

Send your completed application and equality monitoring forms to: HRTeam@tvedwards.com

To apply for this job please visit tvedwards.com.

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