Bhoopen is an experienced paralegal in our Mental Health Law Department having joined the firm in 2016. Bhoopen advises and assists those detained under the Mental Health Act 1983(as amended) to better understand their fundamental rights as a detained patient. Bhoopen has embraced the work ethic and culture at Appleman Legal by being dedicated and working tirelessly to ensure that each of our clients’ needs are met. As a paralegal, he is given the responsibility to meet client on a daily basis and provides invaluable support to Solicitors in case preparation. Bhoopen goes beyond what is necessary to give an adequate representation for our clients and leaves no stone unturned
Having taken a sabbatical from employment in 2017, he has recently returned to the firm after successfully completing his Legal Practice Course. He intends to pursue his training as a Solicitor with Appleman legal. He is working towards obtaining accreditation membership for the Law Society Mental Health Scheme as he is keen to represent client before the First-tier Tribunal(Mental Health).
Prior to entering the legal profession, Bhoopen worked as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) in psychiatric settings in South Essex Partnership Trust (SEPT). During his time working for SEPT, he obtained practical experience of the Mental Health Care system in the NHS and developed an excellent understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983(as amended).
Bhoopen undertook his LLB at Coventry University London Campus, for which he received a First Class (Hons) in 2016. Whilst at university Bhoopen discovered his passion for advocacy when he took part in ESU and BPP Mooting competition. During his spare time, Bhoopen likes to read and has a keen interest in Manga anime.