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Health and Safety Regulatory Solicitor

£55,000 to £70,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Here at Interlink, we are looking for a Health and Safety Regulation Solicitor to be responsible for dealing with a wide range of public law work and regulatory work.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage a variety of different matters for a range of public and private sector clients that could include (subject to relevant experience and training) any of the following:

Judicial Review challenges of decisions made by public bodiesRegulatory Investigations, enforcement and prosecutions by Police

Health and Safety Executive

  • Care Quality Commission
  • Regulator of Social Housing
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Charity Commission
  • NHS England (Performers List Management)
  • Coroner s Inquests

Advice on governance matters including incident investigationProviding advice on a range of public law matters such as statutory duties including:

  • Public Engagement and Consultation
  • Commissioning responsibilities / funding
  • Advice to central government clients in a range of different matters including legislative reform
  • Proceedings within the Court of protection
  • Conducting and managing internal investigations on behalf of client
  • The work will require some travel to service client needs nationally.
  • Business Development
  • You will be expected to support the strategy of the firm, including Health, Insurance and Government Sector business development activity such as:
  • Building strong client relationships and supporting client partners to deliver and monitor outstanding client service.
  • Identifying target clients and pursing opportunities to interact with them, such as pitches and training.
  • Attending networking events, both those developed internally and run externally.
  • Contributing to the profile of the team through the writing of articles and blogs for both internal and external publication.

The Candidate

  • You are likely to be 1+ years qualified or equivalent experience with a good level of experience in some of the areas set out above.


  • Good academics, i.e. 2:1 degree or equivalent and good A Level grades or equivalents.
  • Excellent written English for drafting purposes
  • You will be able to demonstrate:
  • A can do approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time and file management
  • An ability to build relationships with clients, potential clients and witnesses
  • Good research skills
  • Evidence of negotiating skills
  • Competent analytical skills, ability to work under pressure, flexibility and team working
  • Appropriate interpersonal skills as this work involves many challenges to practitioners, who must be able to deal with a variety of people issues

Current knowledge and understanding of:

  • National Health Service
  • Duties of doctors and other clinical professionals
  • An understanding of the managerial structures of the NHS
  • Experience of healthcare law to include MCA and MHA

Why should I apply?

  • This Regulatory team forms part of the larger Regulatory, Public & Commercial Disputes national service line and you can expect to work with colleagues in all offices across the UK.
  • Working with an excellent team currently consists of two partners, two Principal Associates, one Senior Associates and two Associates.
  • This is a great opportunity to join a firm named for a record nineteenth year running as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and is one of only a small number of organisations nationally to have achieved a listing for 19 years running, and the only UK law firm.
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Competitive salary

If you are interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Siobhan Murray for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful

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  • Job Reference: 663281494-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Interlink Recruitment
    Interlink Recruitment
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £55,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent