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Court of Protection Solicitor 4-8 PQE

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  • Top-of-market salary plus benefits
  • Fantastic flexibility – agile working and four days from home 
  • Work for an award-winning North West firm 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor with at 4+ PQE to join their close-knit, expert private client team. 

In addition to a market leading salary (which will be assessed on expertise), you’ll be able to work from home for at least four days a week, with the potential to extend this even further to a set number of days monthly, so this is fantastic opportunity if you’re looking for greater flexibility. 

The role would suit those who have experience who has some experience of acting as or for a Deputy and would like to further their develop their career in that direction. At the same time, there is also scope for lawyers who would like to continue to be involved in general private client work. 

This full-service firm has deep roots in the North West, but has also opened offices in London. It has an extremely high employee retention rate – we’ve placed several professionals with this client over our years of working with them and they are still singing its praises!  

You’ll also get lots of admin and secretarial support, with an approximate 2:1 ratio. This firm’s savvy use of the latest tech has also revolutionised the way its teams work, leaving its lawyers with more time to do that they do best – advising clients.    

In addition, their marketing function is genuinely impressive and known for being one of the best in the sector. This takes massive pressure off fee earners to network and engage in business development alongside their chargeable work.  

The firm is consistently acknowledged in the Legal 500 across multiple practice areas every year, demonstrating its commitment to doing quality work.   

A consistent award-winner, this firm has recently been recognised at the Modern Law Awards and Manchester Legal Awards. Its lawyers are also regularly featured in national media, including the Daily Express, The Independent and on LBC. So, if you are looking to build a profile, the firm will help you with this.  

This firm also has one of the strongest social value footprints of any we’ve worked with. They are proud of their commitment to doing good in the community, and you’ll feel proud to work here in turn. 

How to apply for this 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 on the email above. 

Kelly is an Associate Director 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, 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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£40,000 - £70,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Court of Protection

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