Regulatory Lawyer (Healthcare)

  • £55000 - £72000 per annum
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Permanent

Are you looking for a role that is genuinely varied, intellectually stimulating and interesting? Something that will regularly take you out of your comfort zone but will offer a really rewarding career opportunity? If so this Regulatory Lawyer (Healthcare) role in Leeds City Centre could be for you so read on……

This Regulatory Lawyer (Healthcare) role is to join a team to provide advice and support to health, social care, education and housing organisations across the public and independent sector. Working with a strong base of colleagues who work around the firms national base of offices they work flexibly and are also very open alternative working patterns.

The role will involve advising clients on a range of health, social care and education issues, both contentious and non-contentious. Matters include management of complex litigation in the Court of Protection, human rights, inquests, mental health, safeguarding, patient safety, serious incident response, complaints and disputes, HSE/CQC inspection and enforcement, education, children law and challenges to decision-making within health and social care.

On a day to day basis you would have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage your own varied caseload of both advisory and litigation matters;
  • Conduct advocacy at inquests, Court of Protection hearings and Tribunals;
  • Active involvement in client care and business development.

It's not necessary for you to have directly aligned experience as the work is so varied, if you have touched upon some of the above that's fantastic, but if not hey are looking for an interest in the sector, whether that be health, social care law and/or education law. This interest needs to be real but can be demonstrated in ways other than your current legal experience. Possibly as a result of family connections, the desire to work in social sectors where there you get to ' feel good' about the work you are doing, that you are making a difference! They will need to feel that you can work effectively as part of a team, are a lateral thinking but have an eye for details and technical matters, and that you have a desire to learn! On top of this those who thrive are also commercial and practical.

The firm offers a lot in return in addition to the excellent and interesting work, they are multi award winning, including for employee engagement, genuinely demonstrate a care towards their colleagues and work in a really collective way. As mentioned already, they are hugely flexible but have a strong career structure and rewards package.

To find out more about this interesting and challenging opportunity confidentiality contact Rachael Mann at Sacco Mann on 0113 4677111 or at

Rachael Mann Director

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