Job Advert: Abbotts Martin Solicitors

1. Mental health solicitor/experienced caseworker

London & Norwich

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and compassionate individual to join our specialist mental health team. The successful candidate will be committed to mental health law and excellent client care. You will be expected to prepare your files for billing prior to submitting them to our dedicated billing department and there will be some general administration attached to the role. We have opportunities in our London and Norwich office. Locality in these areas is preferable however, we are willing to consider applications outside these areas.

Hybrid working arrangements in place.

Driving license preferable

Competitive salary depending on experience.

Start date: ASAP.

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2. Court of Protection Solicitor


Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Court of Protection Solicitor to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two years of experience, be a qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (CILEX), and possess a Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation (considered a significant advantage).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of Court of Protection work, demonstrating a proactive and self-starting approach.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to other team members, fostering a collaborative working environment.
  • Handle proceedings under s.16 and s.21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, demonstrating proficiency in this area of work.
  • Regularly collaborate with the Official Solicitor in Court of Protection proceedings.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (CILEX) – Essential.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Court of Protection matters.
  • Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation is a significant advantage.
  • Proven experience in handling proceedings under s.16 and s.21A MCA 2005.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Job Type: Full-time

Competitive salary depending on experience.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working either on a full-time basis or as a self-employed consultant, offering flexibility in managing their caseload.

Start date: ASAP.

Please apply with CV to