Court of Protection Solicitor (8+ PQE)

Job Title: Court of Protection Solicitor (8+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: up to £55,000
REF: 2372
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email:

Are you an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor looking for an opportunity to join a close-knit specialist team where you can work flexibly and really make a difference? 

One of Greater Manchester’s most reputable law firms are recruiting for a Grade A Court of Protection Solicitor to join them. 

In this role, you will handle your own caseload and will be the go-to person for junior members of the team. You'll also have the freedom to do your own business development and will be involved in strategy discussions relating to the growth of the department. 

They also offer a great deal of flexibility; you'll be able to work from home for much of the week, will be able to adapt your hours around your schedule and have a healthy work-life balance.   

Court of Protection Solicitor - Greater Manchester   

The company & role   

  • A down-to-earth, multi-service firm with a deep-rooted history of serving clients within the local community   

  • This is an opportunity to get actively involved in business development in order to boost the profile of the team across the North West 

  • The firm care about their employees' work-life balance and can offer a mix of home and office working with up to 4 days from home  

  • The firm has a long-standing tradition of promoting from within; there’s no glass ceiling the role comes with excellent progression prospects  

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak and Huddersfield 

 Added extras and benefits   

  • Flexible and homeworking   

  • Competitive salary

  • 23 days holiday plus the ability to purchase extra days   

  • Long lunch-breaks  

  • Contributory pension scheme   

  • Performance-related annual bonus   

  • Generous gifts throughout the year  

  • Enhanced sick pay   

  • Discounted conveyancing services  

The ideal candidate   

  • A Court of Protection Solicitor or Legal Executive with 8+ years’ PQE   

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

  • Will enjoy networking and business development - you may have your own following of contacts, although this isn't essential 

  • Will have experience of overseeing the work of junior colleagues 

  • 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   

Kelly is a Principal Consultant at Realm and works 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.   

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