Court of Protection Senior Associate

JMC Legal.
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£65000 - £75000 per annum
07 Apr 2021
14 Apr 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a senior associate who is seeking a pathway to Partnership? Perhaps you have hit a glass ceiling and seeking a route for progression.

This Tier 1 department are looking for a specialist Court of Protection Senior Associate to join their forward thinking and entrepreneurial firm. You will be given all the support to grow and mould the wider Private Client Department in their Leeds office.

The Firm

This top 100 firm houses Legal 500 leading individuals mentioned and ranked on the Legal 500 chambers. With multiple tier 1 departments in many areas of the law, this firm have become the leading law firm in the North. This firm service a range of clients from some of the largest businesses to HNW and UNHW individuals domestically and overseas.

They are truly made in the North, to which they are very proud of the roots that they have. Growing from a small practice to a leading Law firm has allowed them to invest in their staff and Clients. You will find a truly re-awarding atmosphere working with a range of private and public Sector Clients. This firm have won multiple awards and are leading practice in terms of Staff Welfare.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce and you have the ability to run your own day.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Court of Protection Senior Associate to join their flourishing Manchester office.

The private client department has grown year on year and is highly ranked in the legal 500. They deal with a high quality of work, focusing on quality, with solicitors dealing with manageable caseloads.

The private client department is currently thriving, they deal with a varied caseload, often acting for HNW individuals, company owner's entrepreneurs. They have a particular expertise acting for entrepreneurial and landed clients predominately in the north with an emphasises on succession planning through trusts and wills.

You will be at the forefront of this growing department, working in one of the growing offices and will become instrumental in developing this department. You will be given the support of the firm, to which the private client department have a seat on the Board.

You will specialise in Court of Protection matters with a degree general private client work.

This is a real opportunity for someone looking to grow and mould a team and for this reason, team moves are welcomed.


  • You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE)
  • You will have good experience of running your own high-quality Court of Protection caseload
  • Energy, drive and enthusiasm are key
  • You will be a panel deputy with a portable book of work
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and client care skills are necessary


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Senior Associate to join this growing, Top 100 Practice in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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