Court of Protection Solicitor

Job Title: Court of Protection Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Solicitor
Court of Protection
Salary: Circa £38,000-£45,000
REF: 361
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com
Job Published: Friday 12 Apr 2019
This vacancy is now closed
A rare, sought-after opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join this high calibre team, but still with a real identity that’s rooted in Manchester.

Court of Protection Solicitor – Manchester city centre

The company & role
  • Legal 500 leading law firm
  • Top ranked Chambers award
  • Well-established with strong northern roots and heritage
  • Their experienced Court of Protection team is no exception to the general trends across the firm.
  • You will join a very well regarded, specialist Court of Protection team that prides itself on empowering clients. You will also benefit from the firm’s commitment to developing its staff, as well as the fantastic team culture that has been fostered there over the years.
  • As well as managing your own caseload, you will assist the Department Head in the organisation and development of the Department
  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside
 
The ideal candidate
  • Court of Protection Solicitor with circa 1-5PQE
  • Strong academics
  • Comfortable running own caseload of court of protection matters
  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of legal principles in relation to Court of Protection work
  • The ability to carry out work to a good standard in relation to PI Trusts and statutory Wills
  • Skills and experience in relation to law and procedure as it affects Court of Protection work, and Personal Injury Trust work
  • An ability to develop a good working relationship with clients, contacts and colleagues
  • Experience of making applications and complete accounts and documentation required by the Court and the Office of the Public Guardian.
 
Added extras
  • Highly competitive pay (top of the market)
  • Exceptional culture, with massive emphasis placed on employee well-being and work/life balance
  • Support developing your career to ensure you’re reaching your full potential
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Group income protection
  • Annual travel loan
  • Travel insurance
  • Discounts at various businesses in Manchester
  • Death in service

The next step
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