Mental Health Solicitor, 1+ PQE, Newcastle – An excellent opportunity for a mental health solicitor in a top tier firm. Full or part time roles available. Call us now on 0113 320 0575.
JOB TITLE: Mental Health Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 1+ year
SALARY: Competitive, commensurate on experience
As a mental health solicitor you will have full autonomy over your own dynamic caseload and will have the option to work on the full spectrum of mental health issues. The firm’s mental health team deal with cases involving mental capacity, upper tribunal appeals, detention under the Mental Health Act, deprivation of liberty, mentally ill criminal offenders, hospital staff hearings and the rights and displacement of relatives. There is the option for this role to be taken on a full of part time basis.
We are looking to speak to qualified solicitors or legal executives with strong experience in mental health and mental capacity work. Membership of the Law Society Mental Health Panel is also essential. The successful candidate will be bright and ambitious with a demonstrable desire to go the extra mile to ensure clients’ issues are resolved. The compassion and sympathetic abilities that mental health work calls for are an absolute must.
With top tier classifications in both the UK Chambers and Legal 500 directories, the firm has a long standing reputation as a market leader in the Tyne and Wear region. They attribute their success to their ability to attract, retain and develop the best legal talent on the market and offer all their employees a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package.
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