Court of Protection Solicitor

Job Title: Court of Protection Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
REF: 2510
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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In this Court of Protection Solicitor role, you’ll join a Legal 500 and Chambers recognised national law firm at their offices in Manchester city centre. 

In this role, you will work on a range of court of protection matters running your own deputyships. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to have the best of both worlds - running their own highly varied, interesting deputyships and heading up a small sub-team within the department, usually consisting of 3-4 support staff, made up of junior solicitors and paralegals to support this caseload and for the candidate to supervise and line manage. 

Court of Protection Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A leading full-service law firm with offices nationally and are ranked in both UK Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 as a top firm for Court of Protection 

  • The caseload will include clients with learning difficulties, mental health issues, the elderly and those with substance abuse problems, or from the OPG Panel, Charities and Local Authority. These cases typically involve higher asset levels making it complex and varied work. 

  • The firm are accredited by Investors in People and have been named as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 

  • The role will be largely office based with possibly one day a week from home, might consider two days for right person. 

  • The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. What’s more, you’ll receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package. 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • A minimum of 25 days' annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year  

  • Free travel insurance  

  • Two days a year to do charitable work  

  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams and social events  

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders  

  • Annual promotions process open to all staff 

The ideal candidate 

  • A technically strong Court of Protection Solicitor or Legal Executive with 3-6 years’ PQE 

  • Experience in managing and supervising others would be an advantage but is not essential. 

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 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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