Court of Protection Paralegal

Location
Manchester
Salary
£19000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
J61412
Contact
Amy Turner
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Private Client
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Court of Protection Paralegal
Manchester
Salary Negotiable

My client based in the centre of Manchester is a highly ranked and well established full service law firm. Due to expansion they are looking to recruit a Court of Protection Paralegal on a full time permanent basis.

As a Paralegal in the Court of Protection department, your role is to provide legal and administrative assistance to the Deputies within the Court of Protection department.

The role is demanding and requires initiative, enthusiasm, excellent organisational and time management skills, a wiliness to assist others and determination to ensure that tasks are completed accurately at the first opportunity.

Main Duties

· Dealing with day to day enquiries in relation to clients financial affairs, including; tax returns, budgets, schedules, purchase of property, care, therapy, insurances and household expenditure
· Providing assistance to court of protection deputies to support their clients and their requirements
· Administrative support to Deputies including billing, diary management and maintaining files in accordance with the Office Manual and SRA requirements
· Ensuring that accounts, deputyship reports, budget and action plans are prepared in a timely manner in readiness for client meetings

The ideal candidate will have at least 12 months dealing with court of protection/private client matters as a paralegal. You will be confident and efficient in assisting fee earners with accuracy and able to work to your own initiative.

As well as the opportunity to work alongside this Legal 500 team of lawyers based in Manchester city centre, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary dependant on experience. The firm offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

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