Mental Health Paralegal (Leading to a Training Contract) - Dalston

Recruiter
Duncan Lewis Solictors
Location
London (East)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Duncan Lewis was established in 1998 and employs in excess of 700 staff and consultants across London and the UK.

Duncan Lewis is LEXCEL accredited and proud to have achieved GOLD Investors in People Status since 2009, being the first Law Firm to achieve this, and only one of three Law Firms in England and Wales to have achieved GOLD status.

Due to continued growth, we are now looking to recruit a Mental Health Paralegal for our Dalston Office.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

•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 your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

Key Skills Required:

The successful Mental Health Paralegal must demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of public funded Mental Health Law.

The successful candidate must also have:-

•A strong academic background with a Law degree
•Legal experience as a Mental Health Paralegal/Advisor
•Clear understanding and application of Mental Health Law
•Ability to market the Company
•Business acumen

Equal Opportunities:

Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.

We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post. Please provide additional details in your covering letter if this applies.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please visit our website and apply using our online process for your application to be considered.

For further information about Duncan Lewis visit our website.

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE ABOVE VACANCIES

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