Court of Protection Paralegal

Job Title: Court of Protection Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sale
Salary: £28,000 - £38,000
REF: 1645
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A highly regarded, full-service law firm in South Manchester are looking to take on a Senior Court of Protection Paralegal. 

Working as part of the firm’s Legal 500 recognised private client team, you will be entrusted with a varied Court of Protection caseload. Working closely with senior colleagues, you will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your skills.  

You’ll be able to split your time between working from home and in the office and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.  

Court of Protection Paralegal – Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A Legal 500 and Chambers-recognised firm with an excellent reputation and multiple offices across Greater Manchester 

  • In this role, you will handle a varied caseload of Court of Protection matters and provide assistance to family, friends and carers in relation to issues including Deputyship applications, welfare benefits claims, local authority issues and Deputy and attorney disputes 

  • The firm place great emphasis on the training and development of their team and many of their employees who joined at a junior level have progressed to positions of authority and responsibility 

  • They also nurture diversity within their workforce and are allies of the LGBTQ+ community 

  • They are also thoughtful about reducing the impact of the business on the environment and are members of the Legal Sustainability Alliance 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Stockport and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off 

  • Pension contribution 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Firm and personal bonuses 

  • Flexible and home working (2 days in the office, 3 days working from home) 

  • Medical and dental insurance 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Court of Protection Paralegal with at least 2 years' experience 

  • Someone with an empathetic, calm and caring nature  

  • Will have excellent client care skills and be a personable communicator 

  • Will be able to run your caseload and also support senior colleagues 

How to apply for this Senior 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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