Mental Health Lawyer

Location
England, Devon
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
RM1354
Contact
Ronelle Mendez
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Mental Health
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Mental Health Solicitor / Lawyer- Devon - ( Commutable from: Exeter, Exmouth, Plymouth, Launceston, Okehampton & Torquay) 1 years+ PQE - An experienced Mental Health Solicitor / Lawyer is required to join a well established firm in Devon on a 6-12 month FTC basis.

THE ROLE:
In this Mental Health Solicitor 6- 12 month Fixed Term Contract role you will cover a wide range of mental health cases both in the firm's offices and in the surrounding area. In this role the successful Mental Health Solicitor will advise and assist clients detained in hospital; Representing clients at Mental Health Tribunals and Hospital Managers' Hearings; Attending CPA meetings; Advising and assisting Nearest Relatives regarding their powers under the Mental Health Act.

THE MENTAL HEALTH SOLICITOR:
The appointed Mental Health Solicitor or Lawyer will be Mental Health Accredited and have at least 1 years PQE experience within this area of law. The appointed Mental Health Solicitor or Lawyer will have an exceptional knowledge of all aspects of the Mental Health Act 1983, and have a proven ability to work sympathetically with clients at what is often a difficult and confusing time. Applications are welcomed from Legal Executives, Solicitors or Paralegals who are able to demonstrate the relevant experience and able to provide commitment for the 6 - 12 month fixed term contract.

THE FIRM;
This well established firm has a number of offices around West Devon; they have built a strong reputation for providing an exceptional level of client care, and are looking to appoint a Mental Health Solicitor with the desire to conitnue this exceptional service and reputation. In return the appointed Mental Health Solicitor will receive an excellent remuneration package and friendly work environment. Permanent opportunties are also available for the right individual.


In addition, if you know any Mental Health lawyers who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).