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Associate – Government, Regulatory & Advocacy (Public Law - Health)

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    £46000 - £48000 per annum

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    Dan Mason

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    02921 673747

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    26 August 2022

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Associate – Government, Regulatory & Advocacy (Public Law - Health)
0-2 years PQE - £46,000 - £48,000

Yolk are working with a national law firm offering a unique collection of specialisms across the commercial, public, health and insurance sectors, with offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham.
The successful candidate will join a team of administrative and public law lawyers dealing primarily with health, information law, judicial review and other regulatory litigation and disciplinary matters. Health sector experience isn't essential, but it would be beneficial if you are able to demonstrate experience in the following
  • Experience of advising on public law in the health sector, including advising both NHS and independent health organisations, and on health law generally
  • Experience of working for the public sector (including particularly the NHS, but also other NDPB’s, local and central Government and/or regulatory authorities) advising on statutory and administrative law obligations, vires, with experience of conducting or defending judicial reviews
  • Understanding of information law, including FOIA, DPA and EIR
All candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of the following:
  • Experience of litigation including drafting and consideration of pre-action correspondence and pleadings, liaison with Court staff and preparation of trial bundles Jo
  • Experience of dealing with transactional work
  • Understanding of information law, including FOIA, DPA and EIR
  • Ability to monitor critical dates and ensure compliance
  • Ability to master an understanding of systems and procedures with attention to detail and ability to advise clients on those procedures
  • Ability to think laterally and to consolidate and build on a wide range of disciplines What technical skills are required for someone to be successful and enjoy the role?
  • Experienced in the preparation of relevant documentation
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with clients at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and work to and comply with litigation deadlines
  • Familiarity with IT (Microsoft Office 2010) and with case management systems
For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices.