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Mental health paralegal

Mental health paralegal - North Finchley, London office

The role

  • We are currently recruiting paralegals for our mental health department
  • You will be supporting solicitors in advising and assisting people detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 as well as conducting your own caseload
  • The position is based at our North Finchley office in London
  • Closing date for applications: 19 August 2021.

The candidate

  • It is essential that applicants have a genuine interest in and commitment to mental health law
  • It is also preferable that applicants have a full driving licence and have use of a car as the hospitals we visit are often remote.


  • We view this as a long-term appointment with the possibility of a training contract subject to performance
  • Support to become accredited by the Law Society - subject to performance/commitment.

Salary and benefits

The position attracts:

  • Thorough training in law, practice and Legal Aid Agency requirements
  • Annual salary of £18,000 and 20 days holiday
  • Entry into our discretionary bonus scheme

If you do not hear from us within one week from the closing date, we will unfortunately not be inviting you for an interview.

To apply

Please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, two references and an Equal Opportunities Form to: [email protected].

In the subject matter of your email please enter: MH Paralegal 2021




North Finchley, London

Closing date:

Thursday 19 August 2021