Job Advert: Donovan Newton Solicitors

We are a busy, well-established practice consisting of two Directors and two Assistant Solicitors, specialising in Mental Health, Mental Capacity, and all related work. The majority of our work is publicly funded. We are looking to recruit two additional fee earners to work in the Midlands area.

1. Qualified Solicitor – Law Society Mental Health Tribunal Panel member.

The successful candidate will undertake all types of work relating to Mental Health Tribunals and Court of Protection. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

2. Paralegal

Previous experience of working within a Mental Health Department preferred but not essential as suitable training can be given. As above a full driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle preferred.

There will be opportunities for flexible working in relation to both posts, and the majority of the work will be undertaken remotely. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience, and the vacancies offer good prospects for advancement in what is currently a very busy and thriving niche practice.

Please provide CV to Simon Newton at

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