Court of Protection Paralegal

Job Title: Court of Protection Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 (DOE)
REF: 1896
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 a Court of Protection Paralegal to join their growing team.   

In this role, you will work with their teams of lawyers, to look after their Court of Protection clients. Work will include daily contact with clients, their families and carers both on the telephone and through annual home visits. Case Workers are often the first point of contact for clients and their families and help them with a wide range of practical and financial arrangements, from paying bills, to purchasing vehicles and helping clients stay within a budget. 

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 going forwards.   

This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and excellent progression prospects. 

Court of Protection Paralegal – Manchester  

The company & role  

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

  • As a boutique firm, 95% of their work is for vulnerable clients and their families. Many of their clients have a brain injury or have lost capacity because of illnesses such as Dementia. 

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

  • The firm pride themselves on internal development that they offer to the team, looking to support them and ultimately becoming decision-makers as Directors of the Trust Corporation. 

  • 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  

  • Will assist in the provision of additional IT equipment and furniture required to set up your home office, if required 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Court of Protection Paralegal / Case Worker

  • Experience of working as a Case Worker or Paralegal (Grade C or D) in a Court of Protection team at another firm, working on their own caseload of clients 

  • Will have negotiating skills  

  • Will have a good telephone manner and enjoy dealing with clients by telephone  

  • Will be well organised and have good IT skills – The firm run electronic files through a case management system 

  • Life experience of running a home and a budget so that you have a good insight into clients’ requirements is desirable 

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

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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