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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Job Advert: Grahame Stowe Bateson

Grahame Stowe Bateson solicitors, one of the leading multidisciplinary firms in Yorkshire, seek a Mental Health Fee Earner to join our highly experienced and respected Mental Health Team. We are a Leeds and Harrogate firm who provide representation throughout the north of England. The successful applicant will ideally be a panel accredited Advocate, Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive / Advocate. Experience of the Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection would be beneficial, but not essential. The successful applicant will be familiar with Legal Aid Agency contractual requirements.

Although primarily a Mental Health role, applicants with skills in other areas of law would be welcome.

Applicants will be considered from those seeking either a full or a part time role. A full driving licence is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please email your cv with a covering letter to:

mhurwood@gsbsolicitors.com

NO AGENCY APPLICATIONS

 

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Job Advert: Rodman Pearce Solicitors

RODMAN PEARCE SOLICITORS LTD

Supervisor
This would be an employed position. Salary negotiable.

Rodman Pearce Solicitors
We are based in Luton, Bedfordshire. We been granted a civil contract in mental health, family law and community care law.

In mental health we have been granted a contract in Bedfordshire areas.

For further information please email rodmanpearce@hotmail.co.uk

 

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