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Court of Protection Legal Director / Partner

  • GBP£90,000.00 - GBP£110,000.00
  • Oxfordshire
  • Permanent

This is a unique opportunity for a Partner to further develop a national practice for a top 50 law firm from their Oxford office.

The firm would like to significantly invest in Court of Protection team. If you have an existing caseload of deputyships and would like to drive a national practice forward then read on.

The Firm

This top 50 firm houses Legal 500 leading individuals and Chambers ranked Partners. With multiple Tier 1 practices across the firm, they have become the leading UK firms in the commercial, insurance and public sector space.

As a leading firm all practice areas are committed to investing in their employees. 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 the environment the offer to their employees.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion, market presence and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a positive culture throughout their multiple offices across the UK.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce, and you will be given the autonomy to take true ownership of your work.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Court of Protection Partner into their Oxford office.

This role would be ideal for a Senior Associate that would like a step up in responsibility or an existing Partner with a caseload of deputyships. If you are part of, or lead a small team, the client would be very much open to bringing the entire team across with the lateral hire.

The team provides the comprehensive service required to set up and manage deputyships within the Court of Protection. They can act as professional deputies and assist with Court of Protection procedures where the deputy is a family member.

In the role you will be responsible for managing and coordinating Deputyships across the firm and taking on the bulk of existing Deputyship work as well as acting as a Trustee. Exemplary client care skills, and the necessary emotional intelligence, as well as the ability to build and develop strong relationships with a wide range of people are key.


  • You will be a Senior Court of Protection Lawyer or existing Partner with at least 7 years PQE
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • You will have first-class communication and have an eye for detail
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential


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

This is an exciting opportunity for a Court of Protection Partner to join this flourishing, Legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Oxford.

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