Court of Protection Solicitor

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Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
GJ2518
Contact
Gemma Jones
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Court of Protection Solicitor - An exciting opportunity to undertake a high net worth caseload of family matters with a leading regional law firm.

 

JOB TITLE: Court of Protection Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED: 4+

LOCATION: London/Berkshire/Oxfordshire

SALARY: Good

 

THE ROLE:

An exceptional opportunity to join a leading national law firm who are highly reputable for their private client work, offering their clients the highest quality legal advice and representation. You will be joining the court of protection team dealing with matters relating to health and welfare. You will have a complex and challenging caseload handling property & financial affairs, residence care, deprivations of liberty, mental health, Deputyships, Trusts and Statutory Wills. You will also provide support to other fee-earners and paralegals within the team.

 

THE CANDIDATE:

You will be a specialist in court of protection welfare work, with a minimum of 4 years PQE, and able to offer professional and timely advice in this area of law. You will have an excellent understanding of developments in the law in relation to issues concerning deprivation of liberty and mental capacity whilst also having a working knowledge of community care law and the principles of public law as they apply to work in the Court of Protection. You will have also had some experience of supervising a team of fee earners and will have a good track record and passion for developing and training your team.

 

THE FIRM:

This fast growing firm can offer rewarding careers in a highly respected and successful team, with a flexible working ethos, empowering their employees to do their jobs effectively and efficiently through our leading use of technology and IT.

 

 

In addition, if you know any Private Client Solicitors who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).