Mental Health Solicitor full or parttime, Jobs, Essex, 740

Mental Health Solicitor full or part-time - Essex

£32-35K dep on exp - Mental Health - Solicitor
Ref: 740 Date Posted: Monday 14 Aug 2017

Our client is a large Lexcel accredited Legal Practice with offices in London and Essex. They have an opening for a Mental Health Solicitor and are open to full-time or part-time flexible working hours. 

The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of all aspects of Mental Health and be able to satisfy the LAA Supervisor standard in the category of Mental Health Law.

You will undertake a range of work including;

  • Representation at Mental Health tribunals
  • Advice and Assistance relating to the Mental Health Act 1983, including admission to hospital, consent to treatment and aftercare provisions.
  • Obtaining independent psychiatric reports.
  • Advising relatives regarding the process and their rights.
  • Challenging decisions made through Judicial Review Proceedings
  • Court of Protection work

It would be a distinct advantage if you have Court of Protection experience.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Alison Banks at or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642506  (office hours) or 07979952201 (out of office hours).




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