Home-based Court of Protection Solicitor (1-4 PQE)

Job Title: Home-based Court of Protection Solicitor (1-4 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £34,000 - £42,000
REF: 1219
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

Are you a Court of Protection Solicitor who wants to work for a flexible, award-winning firm that offers excellent progression opportunities? 

One of the country’s most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists are looking for a solicitor to join their growing teamIn this role, you will handle a varied Court of Protection caseload of property and affairs files on behalf of vulnerable clients and their families.

While the firm is based in Manchester, their system is completely paperless so you will be able to work remotely from home 100% of the time. 

This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and access to the firm’s bespoke training programme so is the perfect position for someone looking to develop their technical skills.  

Court of Protection Solicitor – Home-based

The company & role 

  • A leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm 

  • The firm have won numerous accolades and were recently named Private Client Team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards 

  • In this role, you work as part of a team of qualified lawyers and caseworkers including a senior associate who has been classed as a ‘rising star’ by The Legal 500 

  • You will handle an interesting caseload of finance and property deputyship matters on behalf of individuals who have lost capacity following a birth injury or accident and have received personal injury or clinical negligence damages as well as those living with dementia and other illnesses. 

  • The team undertake a significant amount of contested, high-value work including cases with jurisdictional issues and financial abuse investigation work 

  • As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield and Harrogate

Added extras and benefits 

  • Flexible working (a mixture of office and home working) 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Attendance bonus scheme 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Annual bonus 

  • Life insurance at 3x salary 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Court of Protection Solicitor with 1-4 years’ PQE or at least 2 years working in Court of Protection/Property and Affairs  

  • Will be used to running their own caseload of professional deputyship work and have experience of making applications to the Court of Protection and providing advice to families regarding LPAs and Lay deputyship applications 

  • Will have knowledge of welfare issues affecting Protected Parties and of different care funding options including local authority and NHS funding 

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

How to apply for this Court of Protection Solicitor 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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