Job Advert: GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates

Mental Health Solicitor

GT Stewart Solicitors and Advocates is a Legal 500 and Chambers UK recommended firm.

We are recruiting a solicitor for our mental health team. Candidates must hold current membership of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.

The successful candidate will be expected to run a caseload of mental health matters, which will include representing clients before the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health), at Hospital Managers hearings and at CPA meetings. They will be expected to work with clients in general psychiatric wards as well as secure hospitals and with clients in the community. They will be based in our City of London office, which is a short walk from Blackfriars or St Pauls Underground Station. The role will involve travel outside of the office to visit clients within and outside of London.

It is essential that the successful candidate has an excellent academic background and solid experience of working with clients with mental health difficulties.

It is desirable for candidates to have experience in cases before the Upper-tier Tribunal and unlawful detention cases involving mental health clients. Experience in representing clients before the Court of Protection is also advantageous.

This position is permanent and on a full time basis with an immediate start.

Salary and benefits will be dependant on experience or potential of the candidate. Please send your CV and covering letter to

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