Court of Protection Fee Earner

Job Title: Court of Protection Fee Earner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Paralegal
Court of Protection
Salary: Circa £25,000-£30,000
REF: 385
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com
Job Published: Monday 15 Apr 2019
An outstanding opportunity for a Court of Protection Fee Earner to join a market leading practice in the area of Court of Protection. This is a new role to join our client’s growing team as their workload expands. 

Court of Protection Fee Earner – Manchester

The company & role
  • Legal 500 listed Court of Protection team
  • Multi award winning including STEP Annual Private Client awards
  • Committed to rewarding hard work and providing opportunities to develop the expertise and careers of their team
  • You will work with a team of lawyers, to look after Court of Protection clients. Many of the clients have a brain injury or have lost capacity because of illness such as Dementia. You will help to look after their property and financial affairs, working closely with them, their families and carers.
  • Work will include daily contact with clients, their families and carers both on the phone and through annual home visits. You will be the first point of contact for client and their families to help them with a wide range of practical and financial arrangements, from paying bills, to purchasing vehicles and helping clients stay within a budget.
  • You will be encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge, through mentoring and structured training.
  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside
 
The ideal candidate
  • Ideally a minimum of one year’s experience as a paralegal / fee earner in Court of Protection, managing your own caseload
  • Negotiating skills
  • Good telephone manner and enjoys dealing with clients by phone
  • Well organised
  • Good IT skills as you will be expected to use a case management system.
 
Added extras
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Contributory pension
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Attendance bonus
  • Firm-wide bonus scheme

The next step
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