Court of Protection Fee Earner (Re-Train Opportunity)

Job Title: Court of Protection Fee Earner (Re-Train Opportunity)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £31,000 - £36,000
REF: 2299
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A leading Manchester law firm is looking for a Fee Earner with 1-4 years experience to join their specialist Court of Protection team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone currently working in another area of the law, such as personal injury, who would like to retrain in to Court of Protection. 

In this role, you will be responsible for the management of clients’ property and affairs, managing their assets and ensuring that you act within their best interests at all times. You will also be required to assist more senior Deputies on higher value matters.  

The firm is very flexible in their approach and having seen the majority of their team working successfully from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, will continue to offer home-working to their lawyers going forwards.   

Court of Protection Fee Earner (Re-Train Opportunity) – Manchester  

The company & role  

  • A regional serious injury firm with a national reputation  

  • The team act on behalf of families of children with cerebral palsy, adults with severe brain injuries, adults with learning difficulties and elderly clients with dementia  

  • The firm has been recognised by both Chambers and the Legal 500 and are featured in The Times Best Law Firms 2021  

  • They support a number of national and local charities including Headway, The Spinal Injuries Association and the Child Brain Injury Trust  

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington, Lancashire and High Peak  

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market pay and benefits package  

  • Excellent career progression prospects  

  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays  

  • Pension scheme  

  • Onsite gym 

  • Can offer one or two days a week home working  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Fee Earner (Grade C) or Legal Executive with 1-4 years experience 

  • The firm welcomes applications from Personal Injury Lawyers/Fee Earners as well as Private Client Lawyers who wish to retrain in Court of Protection 

  • Will have an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature   

  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills  

  • Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail  

How to apply for this Court of Protection Fee Earner role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email   

Kelly is a Principal Consultant at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 


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