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Court of Protection Paralegal

£18000 - £25000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Managing this Role


Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113

This heavy-hitting, multi-award-winning firm operates internationally with a reputation of class most firms can only dream of. Their prestige allows their 15 offices across the UK to access a quality of work often associated with city firms, whilst maintaining friendly cultures often associated with firms much smaller.

Now seeking a court of protection paralegal to assist their team in Southampton, with prospects of training contracts, this represents a great opportunity for someone looking to kickstart their career at a leading firm in Southampton.

The Firm:

Established over a century ago, this firm has developed an international reputation that is second to none. Now operating from their 15 offices throughout the UK, they formulate the largest full-service law firm in the UK and are consistently ranked one of the top firms in the country by independent legal directories. Their status was further solidified in 2019 when they were awarded 'Super brand' status alongside other international heavyweights such as British Airways and eBay, thus demonstrating the indisputable prestige of this firm.

This firm is unsurprisingly known to deal with HNW / UHNW clientele as they take advantage of their Superbrand status, often providing a city standard level of work to its fee earners. They are known to work with household name clients such as leading nationwide banks, blue-chip companies, international commercial Airplane manufacturers as well as being the official legal partner for the England international rugby team. On offer is a standard of work rarely found outside of the city.

What really strives to stand this firm apart from the rest is the friendly and inclusive environment rarely found at organisations that punch at such consistently high levels. At this firm not only will you have a first-class career, but a career in which your work-life balance and livelihood are respected. Important facets of one's life that are all too often forgotten by their employers. As well as promoting a wide variety of wellbeing initiatives, this firm recognises that 9-5 office life is not for everyone, whereby the hours you work and where you work them will be entirely in your hands.

The Role:

This is a stand out opportunity for an ambitious paralegal looking to kickstart their career by assisting a tier 1 ranked court of protection team, at a top 100 firm based in Southampton.

In this role you will be supporting, and working alongside high performing solicitors, preparing cases for trial and progressing transactions. The work will involve creating and organising case files, as well as contacting clients and performing legal research.

You will be supporting the Southampton Court of Protection team who manage large medical negligence or PI damages awards in order to meet the client's needs.

This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a high performing team filled with top performing lawyers, who will help guide and as you look to develop your career with the prospects of training contracts.


  • You will be a paralegal experienced in court of protection matters,
  • You will be able to work both individually as well as within a supportive team environment.
  • The Confidence to hit the ground running in a thriving team.

On Offer:

  • The Chance to work for a Leading national firm.
  • Readily available hybrid working patterns; home/flexible working.
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity for more.

This is a stand out opportunity for an ambitious paralegal looking to kickstart their career by assisting a tier 1 ranked court of protection team, at a top 100 firm based in Southampton, Hampshire.