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Public Inquiries Senior Associate 5 years+ PQE Birmingham

Chadwick Nott
Birmingham, England, West Midlands
Closing date
14 Jan 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
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Job Details

Rare and challenging senior associate role with market leading Public Inquiries and Investigations team based in Birmingham.

Our client is a major firm with a stellar reputation in advising on complex public inquiries and investigations of national renown.

The firm's partner led inquiries and investigations team is very well-established and comprises a dedicated team of experienced lawyers working for clients in the public and private sectors. Acting on behalf of high profile governmental inquiries, including sensitive matters of national security or public interest, the team has been involved in some of the largest public inquiries conducted in the UK over the past 20 years, either acting as Solicitors to the Inquiry or representing core participants.

The firm is looking to appoint a senior associate with circa 5 years experience to join this team. Previous experience of public inquiry work would be preferable or experience of Judicial review, healthcare / mental capacity work would be of interest. In this role you will act as a solicitor to statutory and non-statutory inquiries, undertaking internal investigations and independent reviews, drafting procedural rules for inquiries and internal investigations and reviewing evidence as well as liaising with and interviewing a range of witnesses. Experience of advising on matters such as Article 2 inquests, freedom of information and data protection as well as judicial review and reputation management work would be helpful.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated team handling very high profile work.

For more details or to apply please contact Jon Needham on 0121 200 5571 or

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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