Court of Protection Senior Associate (8+ PQE)

Job Title: Court of Protection Senior Associate (8+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000
REF: 881
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A top 45 law firm is looking for an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor to join them as a Senior Associate as they look to grow their Court of Protection offering. In this role, you will handle a diverse caseload and be instrumental in helping to grow the Court of Protection team, both in Leeds and nationally.  

In addition, the firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees and offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. Part-time hours will also be considered for the right candidate. 

This is a fantastic position if you are looking to flexibly, be part of a growing team and handle top-quality work at a leading firm.

Court of Protection Senior Associate Solicitor - Leeds

The company & role 

  • A national heavyweight with a Legal 500 private client department and an excellent reputation 

  • In this role, you will manage an interesting caseload of Court of Protection matters 

  • With full support from the national team, you will also be involved in helping to develop avenues of work and grow the department 

  • As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be a chance to progress to Partner later down the line 

  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate, Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market pay  

  • Agile working and home working  

  • Genuine career progression prospects 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Healthcare 

  • Pension plan 

  • Life insurance 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Optical and dental scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Court of Protection Solicitor with 8years’ PQE  

  • Will ideally be a Professional Deputy with a following of work or a senior Court of Protection Solicitor with contacts to obtain work from 

  • Someone with an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature and excellent client care and communication skills 

  • Will have experience of handling professional deputyship work, making applications to the Court of Protection and providing advice to families regarding LPAs and Lay deputyship applications 

  • Will have knowledge of welfare issues affecting protected parties and of different care funding options including local authority and NHS funding 

How to apply for this Court of Protection Senior Associate Solicitor 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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