Senior Court of Protection Solicitor

Job Title: Senior Court of Protection Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
REF: 885
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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leading national firm in Liverpool are looking for an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor. Working as part of the firm's Private Client and Court of Protection team, you'll handle a steady stream of Court of Protection work, much of which is referred from other internal departments.

The firm offer flexible working and home working to all of their lawyers. They are also opening to considering part-time hours for this position, so this is a great opportunity if you are looking to improve your work-life balance. 

Senior Court of Protection Solicitor - Liverpool 

The company & role 

  • A Legal 500 law firm with an excellent reputation 

  • In this role, you will manage a diverse and interesting Court of Protection caseload involving deputyship applications, wills, LPAs, benefits matters and property issues 

  • You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be the chance to progress to Partner later down the line if desired 

  • Commutable from Liverpool, The Wirral, Southport, Warrington and Chester 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Very competitive pay  

  • Flexible working and home working  

  • Genuine progression prospects 

  • Generous holiday allowance 25 days holiday 

  • A fantastic benefits package including private healthcare, life assurance and discounted gym membership 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Court of Protection Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE  

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

  • Will have experience of handling professional deputyship work, 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 

How to apply for this Senior 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 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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