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Head of Court of Protection

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  • Grade A, 8+ PQE
  • A top of market salary
  • Amazing progression opportunities
  • A fantastic hybrid working model with 4 days from home

Are you a qualified Solicitor seeking a role that offers a perfect blend of leadership and hands-on legal work? A rapidly growing, highly respected law firm based in Southport is looking for a dedicated, dynamic Head of Court of Protection. This leading firm specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence and offers an inclusive and progressive workplace.

The successful candidate will benefit from a top of market salary, and added benefits such as a bonus scheme, 35 days of holiday (including bank holidays), a flexible working environment with the opportunity to work 4 days from home, and a variety of funded company social events.

In this critical role, you will lead the Court of Protection & Private Client team ensuring excellent client service alongside meeting all performance targets. You’ll be providing inspirational leadership, while directly managing the operational needs of the department with the support of the cost and finances team. A significant part of your role will involve coaching, developing, and supporting managers to facilitate excellent people leadership.

If you’re seeking a role where you can use your leadership skills and legal expertise to make a real difference, while enjoying a positive work-life balance and a supportive environment, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

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, contact Kelly Reid at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Kelly is an Associate Director 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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£60,000 - £75,000


  • Merseyside

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Court of Protection

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Specialist for private client, Court of Protection and contentious probate in the North West.

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