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Job Listing

Title Mental Health Law Specialist
Salary Dependant on experience
Location Havant, Hampshire
Job Information

JOIN US & MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a panel accredited fee earner to work in our Mental Health team.

Swain & Co Solicitors is a successful and well established legal practice based, primarily, on the South Coast.  We have been practicing mental health law for many years and have a large client base across the country.

We are looking to expand so that we can continue to assist those most in need and provide advice and representation in all aspects of Mental Health Law.

The mental health department at Swain & Co prides itself on excellence and is dynamic and driven with the emphasis on empowering people to make positive change.

The successful candidate must be a current member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and will be required to undertake advocacy and all types of work in Mental Health Tribunals.

In return, we offer competitive salary commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and a supportive work environment.

Person Specification

  • Law Society’s Panel Membership
  • The necessary qualifications and experience to meet LAA requirements for Mental Health Supervisor;
  • Experience in advocacy work and caseload in mental health cases
  • Demonstrable commitment to teamwork and leadership potential
  • Commercial awareness
  • Track record of developing a case load and client care skills.

The successful candidate will be based at our Havant office and consideration will be given to the possibility of working remotely.

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Title Family Department - Lawyer
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Havant, Hampshire
Job Information

Swain & Co Solicitors are currently seeking a highly talented, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Family Law department based in their Havant office.

Assisting in both private and publicly funded matters primarily relating to Children issues, this position provides an opportunity for an individual to undertake good quality work within a supportive and forward thinking team environment.

The successful individual is likely to have:

  • Gained some experience in a Family/Childcare team;
  • A positive ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure
  • Be able to communicate in a polite, friendly and emphatic manner
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications.

Desirable attributes, but not essential:

  • Familiarity with Case Management systems, in particular LEAP.
  • Children Panel Member Accreditation or desire and eligibility to join the scheme
  • Legal Aid Category Supervisor status in Family Law or desire to work towards such status

What we can offer:

  • Salary DOE
  • Within easy reach of commuting links
  • Discounted Parking
  • Support with development
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Title Community Care/Court of Protection Lawyer/Supervisor
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Southampton, Hampshire
Job Information

Swain & Co Solicitors are currently seeking a highly talented, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Community Care/Court of Protection department based in their Southampton office.

We are a successful and well-established legal practice based, primarily on the South Coast. We have been practising Community Care and Court of Protection Law for many years and have a large client base across the South Coast.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced fee earner to provide advice and representation in both Community Care and Court of Protection Law.

The successful candidate would ideally have experience in both Community Care and Court of Protection areas of Law.

Person Specification:

  • 2 years PQE or relevant pre-qualification experience
  • Law Society Accreditation or eligibility to join a scheme desirable
  • Experience in advocacy work and caseload in both areas of Law
  • Demonstrable commitment to teamwork and leadership potential
  • Track record of developing a caseload and client care skills
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • The willingness to help others and go that extra mile
  • Familiarity with Case Management systems, in particular LEAP.

What we can offer:

  • Salary DOE
  • Within easy reach of commuting links
  • Support with development

Whilst the successful candidate will be based at our Southampton office the firm has an infrastructure in place which will allow some flexibility in working remotely etc.

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Title Newly Qualified's/Experienced Paralegals
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Havant/Southampton
Job Information

Swain and Co Solicitors are currently inviting applications from motivated and enthusiastic newly qualified/experienced paralegals to assist across various departments in our Southampton and Havant offices, in particular within:

These positions provide an opportunity to undertake a variety of interesting and often challenging work within a supportive and forward thinking environment

Person Specification:

  • Experience in chose field(s) of law
  • Demonstrable commitment to teamwork but with the ability to be self sufficient in day to day organisation of workload
  • Familiarity with Case Management Systems, in particular LEAP.
  • A knowledge of Legal Aid processes would be advantageous but is not essential.

What we can offer:

  • Salary DOE
  • Within easy reach of commuting links
  • Support with development

Please apply with your CV stating your preferred area of law, salary expectation and preference to Office base i.e. Havant or Southampton.

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