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Court of Protection Solicitor

BBBH36022
£35000 - £45000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

Are you a Solicitor looking for a springboard for career progression, within a Legal 500 recognised firm? This is an opportunity to learn, develop and grow alongside one of the firm's leading and 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 to 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 is a historic law practice with a history stretching back over 100 years. They pride themselves on delivering a top level of client service. This is a multi-service firm that seeks to continually evolve and improve. Most of the work they receive is from referrals which demonstrates their solid standing in the market.

The calibre of the solicitors in this firm is very impressive, allowing the practice to take on the highest quality of work and compete with much larger rivals.

They have a reputation for nurturing and developing legal talent. Internal promotion is very much encouraged with several Partners having started out as juniors or trainees at the firm.

There is a stand-out culture, with 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 - the high staff retention rate speaks for itself.

You will find a capable leadership team that promotes an open-door policy. It's this truly collaborative culture that has been pivotal to the firm's success and top reputation.

The Role

This quality law practice is seeking to hire a Court of Protection Solicitor NQ-2 years PQE to join their Legal 500 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 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 on the Health and Welfare of Court of Protection individuals.

Applicants who wish to focus on property and asset matters connected to the Court of Protection are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements

  • You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor NQ-2 years PQE
  • You will possess a passion for working within the Court of Protection
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will have a strong collaborative approach to working
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential

Remuneration

  • Salary up to £45,000 depending on your level of experience


Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.