Civil Litigator

Steel & Shamash is seeking a 4-6 years PQE civil litigator in this varied and interesting role e.g. Election Law, Privacy, and Defamation. The successful applicant will work within a team dealing with high profile litigation. The post would ideally suit a solicitor with general civil litigation experience. Salary according to experience.

Mental Health Lawyer 

We seek a fee earner who is already a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel Accreditation Scheme and has Supervisor Status.

 The applicant will need experience in all aspects of Mental Health work. Commitment and experience in representing patients at the Tribunal in both civil and forensic cases under the Mental Health Act is essential.

You will be expected to build and maintain a caseload. The firm is committed to Mental Health law and has a well established reputation.

Court of Protection Solicitor

Steel & Shamash is looking to recruit a Court of Protection Solicitor with significant in depth experience of Health & Welfare matters.  

You will have an excellent understanding of the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and will be experienced in handling a complex, multiple caseload of Court of Protection Health & Welfare matters.

You will have a strong reputation within this legal sector and have developed strong links with relevant stakeholders in this area of law including local and regional advocacy groups.  You will have an excellent understanding of developments in the law in relation to issues concerning Deprivation of Liberty and Mental Capacity whilst also having a working knowledge of Community Care Law and the principles of Public Law as they apply to work in the Court of Protection.

Mental Health Panel membership is desirable but not essential.

Please apply with CV and covering letter for the above vacancies to our Practice Manager, Catherine Bekoe-Tabiri: