Solicitor - Court of Protection

Recruiter
JMC Legal.
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Ref
BBBH24398
Contact
Jonny Dickens
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Mental Health, Private Client
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This market leading, family friendly Legal 500 firm are able to offer a springboard for career progression, giving you the opportunity to learn, develop and grow alongside one of the firm's leading, very well-respected Managing Partners.

They are looking for a Court of Protection Solicitor NQ-2 years PQE to join the team, help grow the department and move the business forward.

This is an exceptional opportunity join this well-established firm with a rich heritage and a high-profile clientele. You will be based out of their Central London office.

The Firm

This company has a rich heritage and has been established for over 100 years. They pride themselves on delivering a top level of client service. It is a truly multi-service firm which is continuously evolving. Most of the work they receive is from referrals which demonstrates their reputation in the market.

There is a wealth of experience amongst the solicitors who work there, meaning they punch above their weight, dealing with the highest quality.

They have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent; nothing demonstrates this more than the fact they have many "homegrown" partners.

This firm has a culture that stands them apart from all their competitors. It has the perfect balance between being professional and having a friendly, family feel. They value a work-life balance, and many of the staff have been there for years, and this is clearly demonstrated through their high staff retention.

You will find a strong leadership team; there is an open-door policy where everyone has a voice. It's this truly collaborative culture that has been pivotal to the firm's success and top reputation.

The Role

They are seeking to hire a Court of Protection Solicitor NQ-2 years PQE to join their well-established Legal 500 Court of Protection department based in Central London.

This is a unique role where the department represents protected parties and family members in complex health and welfare proceedings before the Court of Protection and the High Court. They assist in making decisions about the health and welfare of their clients including Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Judicial Reviews, LPAs, carer's rights and issues relating to the Care Act 2014.

The team comprises of, the Managing Partner, 2 solicitors and some support staff. There is currently a large amount of work in house so they are looking for someone who can work with minimal supervision to a high level of quality and be keen to progress your career within the team.

There will be good variation to the role which will give you an interesting, diverse caseload based around the Health and Welfare of Court of Protection individuals.

Requirements

  • You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor NQ-2 years PQE
  • You will possess a passion for working within Court of Protection
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will be an ambitious individual who wants to progress in their career
  • You must be someone who is a self-starter.
  • You will have a strong collaborative approach to working
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential

Remuneration

  • Salary up to £35,000 depending on your level of experience

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

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