Job Advert: Haris Ali Solicitors

Mental Health Solicitor

Haris Ali Solicitors is an established and dynamic firm seeking an experienced LAA standard Mental Supervisor/ Solicitor to establish our Mental Health Department. You must demonstrate that you have a passion for this area and really want to make a difference and you will be given autonomy and support to build the department. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic individual to make their mark.

The main responsibilities of the role will include; attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases and appeals and representing clients at Mental Health review Tribunals and Managers Hearings, assisting with casework in Mental Health Law, Power of Attorney work, Judicial Review, advising on after care in the community, incapacity matters, maintaining accurate time costing procedures, compliance with file management and be able to conduct your own advocacy and experience in supervision is essential.

The right candidate will have be able to work to tight deadlines and in a fast paced environment, flexible and proactive approach with ‘can do’ attitude, business acumen and the ability to market the Company and dedicated to a career in Court of Protection work. They will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. The successful candidate must be registered with the Law Society on the Mental Health Panel and you must have the relevant experience to LAA standards and be client focused to deliver the best results.

We offer a competitive salary for the right candidate.

We have offices in Kilburn and Hounslow.

Please contact us on info@harisalisolicitors.co.uk for further information.

 

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Job Advert: Butler & Co

Due to ongoing success and expansion, Butler & Co Solicitors are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed members to its team.

Butler & Co is based in Taunton and the wider South West and is recognised for its expertise in mental health and mental capacity law.

The firm has the following current vacancies:

– Mental Health Fee Earner (member of the Law Society’s mental health panel)
– Mental Capacity (Welfare) / Court of Protection Fee Earner
– Community Care Fee Earner
– Public Law Fee Earner/Supervisor

Full job descriptions are available upon request.

Applicants will be expected to have a strong academic background and a demonstrable commitment to publicly funded work. A full driving license is essential.

The successful candidates can look forward to receiving a competitive salary and to working as part of a dynamic team in an established and growing practice with high standards of casework and client care.

CVs with covering emails should be sent to Michael Butler at:
mpb@butler-solicitors.co.uk

Please refer to our website for further details of these vacancies www.butler-solicitors.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 7th September 2018 with a view to interviews being conducted from 12th September onwards. Candidates applying beyond this date may also be considered.

 

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Job Advert: Edwards Duthie

Edwards Duthie has a vacancy for an experienced Mental Health Panel Accredited Fee Earner.

The successful candidate will be expected to represent clients in Mental Health Tribunals and the Court of Protection.

The successful candidate will also have:

– excellent oral and written communication skills
– excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines efficiently
– a demonstrated ability to attend to detail
– strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook
– a commitment to high standards of client care
– the capacity to be flexible and adaptable in their approach to work

Salary in line with market rates.

Applications by CV and covering letter to:

Coral Joyce, Bank House, 269-275 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TG

or by email to: coral.joyce@edwardsduthie.com

Mental Health Panel membership is essential.

 

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Job Advert: Campbell-Taylor Solicitors

Campbell-Taylor Solicitors London N16

I am looking for a panel member (qualified person preferred) to join the firm on a permanent employed basis (although other arrangements open to consideration).

Additional experience of any of the below would be an advantage:

1. Satellite mental health litigation (e.g. tortious and HRA claims)
2. Public law work
3. Court of Protection work
4. Community care work

The firm can be very accommodating in respect of working arrangements. Target start date mid September 2018.

To apply or for further information (including a job description) please email mail@rhctlegal.co.uk or telephone Rod for confidential chat on 020 7923 9583.

Closing date: Friday 10 August 2018.

 

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Job Advert: Courtland Solicitors

Mental Health Supervisor / Fee Earner 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Mental Health Supervisor/Fee Earner. The successful applicant must be a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme, and will be expected to assist in the establishing of the mental health department at Courtland Solicitors. You will be expected to carry out advocacy and all types of work in Mental Health Tribunals and the Court of Protection.

In addition to being familiar with the Legal Aid Agency contractual requirements, you must also have the following essential requirements:

  • The necessary qualifications and experience to meet the Legal Aid Agency’s requirements for Mental Health Supervisor.
  • Experience of representing patients detained under the Mental Health Act.
  • Experience of running your own caseload and supporting  and supervising support staff.
  • An ability to bill your own work effectively and efficiently.
  • Working under pressure to meet deadlines and financial targets.
  • Possessing the confidence to develop your own case load through marketing, networking, and business development.

We are also looking to recruit a Paralegal to provide support and assist the fee earners in the preparation and conduct of cases. Ideally you will be an organised, hard working team player, with strong administrative qualities together with excellent interpersonal, communication, and IT skills. Duties will include interviewing clients, advising and completing documentation, perusing and drafting documents, and progressing matters through various stages in preparation for hearings.

Hours – 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Salary is dependent on experience.

The successful candidate will be based at our East London office. If you are interested please email: yasminkayani@courtlandsolicitors.co.uk with your CV, and covering letter.

 Closing date for applications – 10 August 2018

Full- time or Part-time applicants welcome.

 

 

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Job Advert: David Gray Solicitors

MENTAL HEALTH SOLICITOR

DAVID GRAY SOLICITORS LLP, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

David Gray Solicitors has the largest team of Mental Health solicitors in the North East. We are looking for a solicitor to join our busy team. Mental Health Panel membership and experience working in Mental Capacity law are essential.

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

Part-time or Full-time applicants welcome.

Visit http://www.davidgray.co.uk/recruitment for further information including the full range of benefits on offer.

Please email: recruitment@davidgray.co.uk with your CV and covering letter.

 

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Job Advert: TV Edwards

MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

TV Edwards LLP is currently recruiting for a Mental Health Panel Accredited Fee Earner.

We seek an experienced fee earner who is a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel Accreditation.

You will need experience in all aspects of mental health work including representing patients detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act. You will be expected to build and maintain your own caseload.

The candidate will be an organised hard working team player. Full training and supervision will be provided on all work you will be expected to undertake. There will be an element of billing and general administration attached to the role. You will need strong administrative qualities together with excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills.

Our staff are, without doubt, our best asset and we reward performance, provide flexible working practices and positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services. Market leaders in legal sector IT infrastructure systems and billing, we offer excellent support and training opportunities acknowledged in our Lexcel accreditation and Investors in People awards.

Hours – 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Mon – Fri. Salary Competitive. 23 days annual leave.

An application pack giving full details of the role, application form and equality monitoring form can be downloaded from the website at:

http://www.tvedwards.com/site/careers/opportunities.

Completed applications must be sent by email to:

christine.woolfenden@tvedwards.com

Closing date for applications – 13 July 2018

 

TV Edwards is an equal opportunities employer.

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Job Advert: Alfred Newton Solicitors

Alfred Newton Solicitors in Stockport are seeking a Mental Health Solicitor to join our busy Mental Health Department. Full and part time applications considered.

Applicants must be accredited members of the Law Society panel to represent clients before the First-tier Tribunal. They will also be expected to have a strong academic background. A full driving license is essential.

Application by CV with covering letter to Danielle Tysall at:

dtysall@alfrednewton.com

 

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Job Advert: Butler & Co

Mental Health Fee Earner

Butler & Co are a South West based firm dedicated to providing high quality legal representation in the fields of mental health and mental capacity law.

We are seeking an individual to join our successful mental health law team.

Applicants should be accredited by the Law Society to represent clients before the First- tier Tribunal. They will also be expected to have a strong academic background and a demonstrable commitment to publicly funded work. A full driving license is essential.

The successful candidate can look forward to receiving a competitive salary and to working as part of a dynamic team in an established and growing practice with high standards of casework and client care.

CVs with covering emails should be sent to Michael Butler at:

mpb@butler-solicitors.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 6th July 2018

 

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