Fee Earner – Mental Health

Location
Havant
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
29 Nov 2018
Closes
27 Dec 2018
Ref
C03664721
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lexcel accredited practice seeks Mental Health Fee Earner on a full or part-time basis in Hampshire.

Joining a specialist team located in the Havant office, the successful Mental Health Fee Earner will manage a complex caseload and provide advice and representation to patients and their relatives with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities
  • Representing clients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Treatment and aftercare issues
  • Lawfulness of continued detention
  • Attending Manager Hearings and Mental Health Review Tribunals
  • Human rights issues
  • Participation in business development initiatives
  • Meeting firm set billing targets
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of development within your specialist field
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from solicitors, legal executives or paralegals with a minimum of one year’s PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of mental health
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach
  • Highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • A confident advocate
  • A team player with a flair for business development
The Firm
Our client is a highly successful, multi-office practice who offer a comprehensive range of legal services to individuals from the North West to the South East. Staffed by a team of expert lawyers, dedicated to providing an affordable and client-focused service, they have obtained the coveted Lexcel accreditation. This combination of client care and a real passion to make a difference, has allowed them to build a growing and loyal client base.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive and structured working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
Fee Earner – Mental Health

For further details of this Mental Health Fee Earner vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C03664721. 

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