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Job: Mental Health Law – Paralegal

Title Mental Health Law - Paralegal
Salary Dependent on experience
Location Havant, Southampton
Job Information

Swain & Co Solicitors are currently seeking a highly talented and enthusiastic individual to join their Mental Health Law department based in the Havant and Southampton offices.

Assisting in both private and publicly-funded mattered related to Mental Health Law, including but not limited to:

  • Representing at first Tier Mental Health Tribunal;
  • Assisting clients with all matters concerning the Mental Health Act 1983;

The main responsibilities of the role will include but not limited to;

  • Legal casework in Mental Health Law;
  • Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases;
  • Dealing with correspondence;
  • Maintaining accurate time costing procedures;
  • Implementing any recommendations made by the supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

This is a full-time role which offers excellent training and career prospects.

Experience and Attributes

  • The successful individual is likely to have:
  • Gained some experience in a Mental Health Law team;
  • A law degree or CILEx qualification
  • The ability to work unsupervised (after training),
  • Good self-motivational skills, and;
  • Be reliable
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications.

This position provides a stepping stone to long-term development and progression in a firm who has exciting plans for the future and offers salaries which reflect skills and experience obtained, recognises and rewards on achievements and milestones etc...

Due to the volume of applications, we receive we are unable to respond to all but if you have not heard from us within 28 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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