Head of Court of Protection

Job Title: Head of Court of Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
REF: 1349
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email: recruiters@realmrecruit.com

An award-winning multi-service law firm in Bedfordshire is looking to grow their team and take on Court of Protection Solicitor as Head of Department.

In this role, you’ll work as part of a specialist Court of Protection team and handle your own caseload of deputyship matters on behalf of clients and families affected by cerebral palsy and brain injury. 

The firm are committed to the development of their staff, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. 

They're also very flexible; not only will you be able to work from home for part of the week, but the firm are open to considering part-time (4 days a week) for the right candidate. 

Head of Court of Protection – Leighton Buzzard 

The company & role  

  • A forward-thinking client-focused law firm

  • In this role, you’ll be entrusted with a mixed caseload of Court of Protection matters involving cerebral palsy and brain injury cases 

  • You’ll work closely with the firm’s personal injury department, from which most of the firm’s Court of Protection work is referred  

  • There will an opportunity to progress to become a Director of the firm’s Trust Corporation 

  • The firm have an excellent and social team culture and regularly take part in community and charity events across the Home Counties 

  • Their office is located just a 10 minute walk from Leighton Buzzard train station, which has regular trains to Birmingham, Northampton and Central London

  • Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Luton, Birmingham and Northampton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Flexible and home working 

  • Car parking 

  • A clear meritocratic career progression path through to partnership 

The ideal candidate 

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

  • Someone with an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature and excellent client care skills 

  • A team player who is able to run their own caseload and also support senior colleagues 

  • Will have a full UK driving licence  

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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