Are you a Court of Protection Solicitor 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 on behalf of vulnerable clients and their families.
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 to their lawyers going forwards.
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 – Home-based
A leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm 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 caseworkers including a senior associate who has been classed as a ‘rising star’ by The Legal 500
You will handle an interesting caseload of finance and property deputyship matters on behalf of individuals who have lost capacity following a birth injury or accident and have received personal injury or clinical negligence damages as well as those living with dementia and other illnesses. You will also draft expert witness statements.
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, Warrington, Lancashire and High Peak
Added extras and benefits
A Court of Protection Solicitor with 5-10 years’ PQE
Will be used to running their own caseload of professional deputyship work and have experience of 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
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 on 03300 245 606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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