Court of Protection Solicitor

Court of Protection Solicitor

London

50000 GBP - 60000 GBP / Per Year

Permanent, Full-Time

contact: 020 7759 7959

email: Lauren.Steff@birchroseassociates.co.uk

Job Description

Court of Protection Solicitor opportunity with one of the UK's leading Court of Protection Departments.

The Firm

Founded over 50 years ago, our client is viewed as a multi-specialist leading law firm based in London but with a national reputation. The firm boasts a very strong Court of Protection Department that is highly ranked in the legal directories; with partners recognised as 'Leading Individuals'.

The Opportunity

Our client is seeking a dedicated Court of Protection Solicitor to join their market-leading department, specialising in providing Court of Protection Deputyship support for clients who experience complex mental capacity issues.

The caseload will include the management of property and financial affairs for vulnerable clients including those who have suffered brain and spinal injury.

The responsibility of this role involves:

  • The purchase of properties and adapting them for the needs of the firm's disabled clients
  • Creating and monitoring clients' budgets to ensure fund sustainability
  • Liaising with case managers, doctors, therapists, care teams, surveyors, architects and other specialists
  • Attend clients at hospitals, in their home and care/nursing homes
  • Make regular payments to clients and keep accurate schedules of these payments
  • Delegate and supervise tasks where appropriate to paralegals and trainees
  • Work as a part of a team under the supervision of a Partner of the firm

Benefits

The firm offer a comprehensive benefits package, to include:

  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Annual staff bonus
  • Contribution to gym membership
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with length of service
  • Hybrid working

Required Experience

  • Court of Protection Solicitor with NQ-3 years' PQE
  • Must have experience of handling Court of Protection cases
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and in a high paced environment
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with numbers

If you're interested in applying for this Court of Protection Solicitor vacancy, please get in touch with a member of our team.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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