Head of Court of Protection

Job Title: Head of Court of Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000
REF: 1061
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor to join one of Greater Manchester’s most reputable firms as head of department. In this role, you will lead a close-knit, specialist team of solicitors and undertake interesting work on behalf of a wide range of clients. 

The firm have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within and will consider offering Partnership to candidates with the relevant experience and expertise. For senior associates, there are genuine partnership prospects later down the line.  

In addition, they really look after their staff and offer an excellent package of benefits.  

Head of Court of Protection - Greater Manchester 

The company & role 

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

  • You will lead a team involved in all aspects of Court of Protection work including the financial management and administration of professional Deputyships, Trusts & Powers of Attorney, making applications to the Court of Protection, dealing with all aspects of welfare benefit applications and providing advice in relation to Local Authority funding and assessment for care home fees 

  • The firm are committed to the continually training and developing their staff and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

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

Added extras and benefits 

  • 23 days holiday plus the ability to purchase extra days 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Death in service 

  • Paid for car-parking 

  • Performance-related annual bonus 

  • Enhanced sick pay 

The ideal candidate 

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

  • Will have extensive experience in all aspects of Court of Protection work 

  • Will have experience of managing a team and supervising junior solicitors and legal executives 

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

  • Will have a down-to-earth attitude and excellent client care and communication skills 

How to apply for this Head of Court of Protection 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.reid@realmrecruit.com 

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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