Rishika joined Appleman Legal in October 2017 as a paralegal in the Mental Health and Mental Capacity department. Rishika obtained a training contract with Appleman legal in 2018. She is currently working towards obtaining her accreditation membership for the Law Society Mental Health Scheme.
Within her role, Rishika assists and advises detained and community clients with all aspects of the Mental Health Act 1983 (Amended by the 2007 Act) and Mental Capacity Act.
Rishika’s daily duties include meeting with vulnerable clients, attending care approach and section 117 meetings, assisting client’s at Hospital Managers’ Hearings and preparing cases for the First-Tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers’.
Rishika has worked alongside many charities that help vulnerable clients; such as the National centre of Domestic Violence, Asian’s women centre, North Kensington law centre and UNICEF.
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC)
LLM – University of Law
LLB Honours – University of Law
Rishika joined Appleman Legal after completing her Legal Practice course and Master’s in law, at the University of Law in 2017. Rishika is currently undertaking her first seat in her training contract in the Mental Health department. For her second and third seat Rishika will be working in the Family and Childcare department.
Membership & Accreditation's
Rishika is currently working towards obtaining her accreditation membership for the Law Society Mental Health Scheme.