Court of Protection Solicitor

England, East Midlands
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Dante Friend
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Court of Protection Solicitor

Court of Protection Solicitor , Northampton

Well known firm are now looking to expand their court of protection provision with the appointment of a solicitor who is a specialist in this field.

This is a great career opportunity and you wouldn't necessarily need to be a panel deputy - but there is scope there for solicitors to progress further in this field.

You will have an excellent understanding of the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and will be experienced in handling a complex, multiple caseload of Court of Protection Health & Welfare matters.

You will have a strong reputation within this legal sector and have developed strong links with relevant stakeholders in this area of law including local and regional advocacy groups. 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 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.

Applications from relocators will be considered however you must be able to demonstrate a commitment to live and work in the area.

Shortlisting now for this Court of Protection role which offers genuine progression.

Please contact Dante Friend, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. If you have not been contacted within five working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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