Court of Protection Paralegal

Job Title: Court of Protection Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000
REF: 1512
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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One of the country’s most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists are looking for an experienced paralegal to join their growing team 

In this role, you will provide support to a long-standing director and assist on Court of Protection matters including property and affairs files. 

The firm are 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.  

This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and excellent progression prospects; a training contract will be available after two successful years working as a paralegal.   

Court of Protection Paralegal – Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm in Manchester city centre 

  • The firm have won numerous accolades and were recently named Private Client team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards 

  • In this role, you will assist one or two senior solicitors. Your duties will includeattending client meetings, researching and drafting letters, court applications and witness statements, liaising with clients, the court and other professionals, and attending Court with solicitors or Counsel 

  • The team undertake a significant amount of contested, high-value work including cases with jurisdictional issues and financial abuse investigation work 

  • As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development 

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

Added extras and benefits 

  • Flexible working (a mixture of office and home working) 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Attendance bonus scheme 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Annual bonus 

  • Life insurance at 3x salary 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Court of Protection Paralegal with at least 12 months’ experience assisting a Court of Protection Solicitor 

  • Will have successfully completed a law degree or the GDL 

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

  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills 

How to apply for this Court of Protection Paralegal 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 here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes, 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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