Court of Protection Fee Earner

Job Title: Court of Protection Fee Earner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (dependent on experience)
REF: 2589
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A Legal 500 and Chambers recognised national law firm are looking to grow their team and take on a Court of Protection Fee Earner. 

In this role, you will handle your own complex and varied caseload of Court of Protection work which is referred from the personal injury and clinical negligence teams, as well as external departments working in these areas.  

The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. What’s more, you’ll receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package. 

Court of Protection Fee Earner - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A leading full-service law firm with offices nationally and are ranked in both UK Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 as a top firm for Court of Protection 

  • In this role, you will run your own caseload representing clients with learning difficulties, substance abuse problems, the elderly and those with mental issues. 

  • The firm are accredited by Investors in People and have been named as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • 25+ days of annual leave plus office closure over Christmas 

  • Extra annual leave for birthdays 

  • 2 days a year to do charity work 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Firm sports teams and regular social events 

  • Annual promotions process 

The ideal candidate 

  • A technically strong Court of Protection Fee Earner with at least 3 years' experience 

  • Will be able to run their own deputyships 

  • May have experience in managing and supervising others although this is not essential 

  • Will be highly organised and have a keen eye for detail 

  • Will be committed to providing a high level of client care 

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 Reid at Realm Recruit. 

Kelly is a Principal Consultant and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working 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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