Court of Protection Paralegal

Job Title: Court of Protection Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Paralegal
Court of Protection
Salary: Circa £20,000-£24,000
REF: 386
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com
Job Published: Monday 15 Apr 2019
An outstanding opportunity for a Court of Protection Paralegal 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. After between one and two years as a paralegal, training contracts are available with no further application process required.

Court of Protection Paralegal – 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
  • This is a full time position for an experienced COP Paralegal to support the specialist team of Court of Protection lawyers
  • You will provide support to a senior solicitor and work will include professional deputyship work, including attending client meetings to take notes and to action matters arising, Court of Protection applications and litigation, research and drafting and attending Court with solicitors or Counsel
  • 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 in Court of Protection, preferably in an assisting role to a senior lawyer
  • Law graduate
  • LPC an advantage
  • Caring, friendly and professional
  • Excellent client care skills essential
  • Good telephone manner and enjoys dealing with clients by phone
  • Well organised
 
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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