Court of Protection Solicitor (1-4 PQE)

Job Title: Court of Protection Solicitor (1-4 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
REF: 2580
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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Are you a Court of Protection Solicitor with 1-4 PQE who wants to work for a flexible, award-winning firm that offers excellent progression opportunities?  

One of the country’s most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists are looking for a solicitor to join their growing team. In this role, you will handle a varied Court of Protection caseload of property and affairs files.  

The firm offer a great deal of home working, with only two days required in office per week if desired to allow for a healthy work-life balance. This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and access to the firm’s bespoke training programme so is the perfect position for someone looking to develop their technical skills.   

Court of Protection Solicitor – Manchester  

The company & role  

  • A leading Court of Protection and Private Client boutique 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 work as part of a team of qualified lawyers and case workers including a senior associate who has been classed as a ‘rising star’ by The Legal 500  

  • You will handle a mixed bag of high-value Court of Protection work including Property and Affairs files with the support of the wider team  

  • You will support the other fee earners with complex Property and Affairs work  

  • The role will involve daily contact with clients, their families and carers, case management and support teams  

  • 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, Lancashire, Merseyside and South Yorkshire  

 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 Solicitor with 1-4 years’ PQE   

  • Will have court of protection experience   

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

How to apply for this Court of Protection 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 Reid at Realm Recruit. 

Kelly is a Principal Consultant and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment, she works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, 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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