Personal details

Full Name:
A. Gina Steele
Job Title:
Solicitor / Head of Mental Health Law
Department:
Mental health law
Education:
  • Legal Practice Course at UCLAN
  • LLB (hons) Law at The University of Leeds
Additional qualifications:
BSL level 6

Specialities

  • Mental Health Law

Background

I was born in the Ribble Valley and graduated from Leeds University before joining Roebucks in 2007. I completed my training contract in August 2011 and I am now the Head of our Mental Health Department.

I am an accredited member of the Law Society Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel and also British Sign Language level 6 qualified and I am dedicated to advising and representing deaf clients.

Motivation

What aspects of your job do you enjoy the most?

I am passionate about representing vulnerable people who have been detained under the Mental Health Act and ensuring they can access their legal rights.

I am bsl level 6 qualified and feel having deaf awareness I am equipped to represent deaf mental health patients to a very high standard.

Personal interests

  • BSL
  • Spending time with my husband and 2 children