Mental Health Solicitor

Newcastle Upon Tyne
£30,000 - £35,000
Private Practice
3 - 8 years experience

Mental Health Solicitor.
 
An outstanding opportunity has become available with one of the leading and most prominent solicitors in the North East. The specialist Mental Health team are seeking an experienced Mental Health Solicitor due to continued growth. 
 
Mental Health Panel Membership and experience of working in Mental Capacity Law is essential. 
 
The team consists of six specialist Solicitors who are all accredited by the Law Society to represent patients in this highly specialised area of law. Due to the size of the team they are able to represent patients in Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and Carlisle.
 
This market leading team are able to visit those detained in Hospital under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 within 24 hours of contact, and within 48 hours for those detained under Section 3. They cover the full spectrum of mental health work to include Appeals to Upper Tribunal, Capacity, Court of Protection, Deprivation of Liberty, Detention under the Mental Health Act, Hospital Manager' Hearings, Mental Health Tribunal and more. 
 
Alongside a highly competitive basic salary, the benefits package for this role is outstanding. This includes but is not limited to: Holiday entitlement up to 32 days, extended sickness pay up to 20 days, travel schemes, enhanced maternity and paternity benefits, discounted/free legal services and more. 
 
This position is also open to both full time and part time applicants.
 
In order to take advantage of this opportunity of working in a friendly and professional environment, in a Law firm with prospects, please contact Sam Addleman for a confidential chat. 0113 254 9296.

More information

For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Sam Addleman at G2 Legal on 0113 254 9296 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.

Job reference: SA298025

Company Benefits

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    27 days holiday per annum
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    Company Pension Scheme
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    Life Assurance
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    Child Care Vouchers
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    Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
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    Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Benefits
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    Legal 500

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Reference: SA298025 | Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

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