Appleman Legal, London - Mental capacity solicitor (deadline 30/11/21)

We have two opportunities at our Office in Seven Sisters in North London. We are looking for a Mental Health Solicitor / Accredited Representative and a Mental Capacity Solicitor to join our reputable and growing team

Who we are

Appleman Legal represents a diverse range of clients, and we genuinely care about protecting the rights of individuals and promoting the rule of law for the most vulnerable members of our society. Our success are based on our strong ethical values and our commitment to provide the best service to our clients.

Why work for us

At Appleman Legal, we take our employees’ satisfaction in the workplace very seriously. As a business, we also recognise the value of training and retaining our best employees. We have adopted a culture of fostering a “Positive Working Environment” for all our employees to thrive in. We have invested significant resources to provide the best working experience for our employees as we strongly believe that a good work environment brings the best out of our people.

To achieve this, the Firm promotes;

  1. Positive reinforcements such as generous bonus scheme, catered lunches, parking & regular company sponsored social gatherings
  2. A collaborative & open-plan office environment
  3. Growth, training & individual mentoring to develop individual skills, strength and professional profile
  4. Positive thinking & a compassionate working environment to boost morale and productivity
  5. Good Work life Balance

Mental Capacity Solicitor

  • You will be joining our specialist Mental Capacity Team to provide advice and representation in all aspects of Mental Capacity Law, including undertaking advocacy and dealing with all types of work in respect of Court of Protection Work (welfare and financial)
  • You will work closely with a Partner to manage an independent caseload of Section 21A applications, welfare and financial deputyship applications
  • You will be expected to provide comprehensive legal advice and representation to clients and family members, within the context of the Mental Capacity Act and other relevant legislation, supported by a supervisor.
  • You will be expected to attend clients at hospitals, in their home and care/nursing homes.


  • Law Society Accredited Legal Representative (ALR) status is preferable but not mandatory. Training will be provided to the right candidate.
  • Previous experience in Court of Protection work
  • Good understanding of the Legal Aid Agency Contract Specifications

Mental Health Solicitor / Accredited Representative

See Appleman Legal, London - Mental health solicitor/accredited representative (deadline 30/11/21).


In return, we offer

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • A positive working environment
  • A generous annual leave allowance.
  • A generous bonus scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements with the ability to work remotely
  • Cloud-based case management software & access to online legal subscriptions

How to Apply?

Please send a CV & a Cover Letter to - Closing Date – 30 November 2021


Please note that this advert has expired.

Posted: 1/11/21

Closes: 30/11/21

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