Solicitor - Mental Health Panel Member

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£28000 - £48000 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
VY03790961
Contact
Vladimir Yordanov
Practice area
Mental health
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lexcel accredited practice seeks a Mental Health Panel Member Solicitor in Cardiff.

Joining a specialist team located in Cardiff, the successful Mental Health Panel Member Solicitor will manage a complex caseload and provide advice and representation to clients with diminished mental health capacity.

Responsibilities
  • Representing clients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Representing clients in managers’ hearings and renewal meetings in primary care trusts
  • Undertaking own advocacy at tribunals and County Courts
  • Advising clients on consent issues
  • Making applications in respect of relative displacement
  • Bringing judicial review proceedings
  • Analysing and evaluating psychiatric reports and social circumstances reports
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from solicitors with a minimum of one year’s PQE
  • Mental Health Panel membership is essential
  • The ability to provide first-class customer care
  • Be proactive with a client-focused approach to your work
  • Seek to develop and progress in a reputable and specialist department 
The Firm

A prestigious law firm with multiple offices throughout the South of England and South Wales, our client is a highly regarded and Lexcel accredited firm, committed to providing the highest levels of client care across the full remit of legal matters. Staffed by a talented team, they are genuinely dedicated to pursuing the best possible outcome for their clients and offer a challenging and rewarding place of work. They are now looking for a driven Mental Health Panel Member Solicitor for their office located in Cardiff.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Career development, mentoring and training
  • Long-term career progression opportunities
Solicitor – Mental Health Panel Member

For further details of this Mental Health Panel Member Solicitor vacancy, please contact Vladimir quoting reference VY03790961.

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