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Court of Protection Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £52000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

If you are looking to work within a Top Tier Court of Protection department, this is an excellent opportunity. This Top 200 firm are respectable, conscientious and offer a brilliant platform for growth! You will work alongside Legal 500 leading individuals, who will guide your career into new heights.

The Firm

This top 200 firm is Top ranked in Chambers, Tier 1 & 2 in many areas of the Legal 500 to which they have become the leading law firm in Kent. They have numerous lawyers ranked in both the Legal 500 and chambers as leaders in their field across their 25 specialist areas. This firm have a rich heritage going back over to the 16th century providing expertise in almost every area of law from the partners passing culture and traditions from one generation to another.

With future growth on the horizon, this firm are sure to break into the Top 100! With a develop client base, believing in this firm brand of professionalism and client care. Further to this, the high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially, and this is truly beckon by the brilliant work culture available.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Court of Protection Solicitor to join their Tunbridge Wells, Kent office, the role involves a brilliant opportunity for growth and reputation.

This will be an interesting role where you will deal with court of protection, mental health and community care. If you are an individual who excels with defending vulnerable people, this role will be ideally suited to your character. The department itself is currently rankled in Chambers & Partners, to which they receive instructions from family members, RPR's and official solicitors.

Your duties within the role will include deprivation of liberty issues and interplay of the metal health act, along with deputyship applications, lasting power of attorneys and wills. As well as working alongside the official solicitor.

The Requirements

You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with at least 2 years PQEAn ability to work with vulnerable peopleThis role comes with excellent prospects for progressionSalary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join this highly regarded, niche, legal 500 firm within their Tunbridge Wells, Kent office.

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

Mental Capacity Solicitor - Senior Associate

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits

This is a chance for a Mental Capacity Solicitor to join a highly regarded friendly team.

This firm provides their employees with a healthy work/life balance which is a rare find - they are 'the Legal 500 firm' to work for if quality of work and flexibility is important to you, as they appreciate their staff want to be able to work like adults but also want to provide the best opportunities and exposure out there.

The firm has invested heavily in technology so that working in an agile fashion is possible when needed, improving the quality of life of its employees.

The Firm

This is a leading regional law firm. Through a network of offices, they work as one team offering specialist legal advice and services to local, national and international clients.
They are among the UK's top 100 law firms and have achieved consistent, organic growth alongside strong financial performance.Working here will place you in the upper echelons of lawyers in your chosen field.

The Role

This firm is looking for a Mental Capacity Solicitor 4 PQE (applications are going to be considered from candidates at all levels as there is no upper limit to the level of PQE) in Bristol, Somerset.

This is a fantastic opportunity - you will be working within a lovely team of highly professional, warm individuals and it presents a clear opportunity to fast track your career within a supportive and driven meritocracy.

In this role, you will undertake a full range of existing and new cases for the Mental Capacity team and work with the Partners (and other solicitors) within the wider team to further develop the offering and client base as required.

This is a genuine and rare opportunity to join a leading firm.

You will have;

Solid PQE dealing with Court of Protection / Mental Capacity mattersGood experience and a track record of running your own caseload and it may be useful to the firm if you have been supporting more junior fee earners as well, although this is not a requirementStrong communication skills, which can gain you the trust of a broad range of stakeholders.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Mental Capacity Solicitor 4 years PQE (No upper limit of PQE) to join this Legal 500 firm's Bristol, Somerset office.

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

Court of Protection Senior Associate

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits

This is a chance for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join a highly regarded friendly team.

This firm provides their employees with a healthy work/life balance which is a rare find - they are 'the Legal 500 firm' to work for if quality of work and flexibility is important to you, as they appreciate their staff want to be able to work like adults but also want to provide the best opportunities and exposure out there.

The firm has invested heavily in technology so that working in an agile fashion is possible when needed, improving the quality of life of its employees.

The Firm

This is a leading regional law firm. Through a network of offices, they work as one team offering specialist legal advice and services to local, national and international clients.
They are among the UK's top 100 law firms and have achieved consistent, organic growth alongside strong financial performance.Working here will place you in the upper echelons of lawyers in your chosen field.

The Role

This firm is looking for a Court of Protection Solicitor 4 PQE to join them in Bristol, Somerset. (applications will be considered from candidates at all levels as there is no upper limit to the level of PQE)

This is a fantastic opportunity - you will be working within a lovely team of highly professional, warm individuals and it presents a clear opportunity to fast track your career within a supportive and driven meritocracy.

In this role, you will undertake a full range of existing and new cases for the Mental Capacity team and work with the Partners (and other solicitors) within the wider team to further develop the offering and client base as required.

This is a genuine and rare opportunity to join a leading firm.

You will have;

Solid PQE dealing with Court of Protection / Mental Capacity mattersGood experience and a track record of running your own caseload and it may be useful to the firm if you have been supporting more junior fee earners as well, although this is not a requirementStrong communication skills, which can gain you the trust of a broad range of stakeholders.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor 4 years PQE (No upper limit of PQE) to join this Legal 500 firm's Bristol, Somerset office.

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

Private Client Solicitor

  • £55000 - £60000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This award-winning regional firm has managed to strike that rare and desirable balance between exposure to very high-quality work and a relaxed working environment that offers fantastic work/life balance and employee wellbeing.

The firm is seeking an experienced Private Client Solicitor, ideally two years' PQE to join their professional yet friendly office in Bexleyheath, Kent. This could act as a true springboard to your career as the firm is growing, and opportunities for more senior positions are well within reach for the ambitious and talented legal professional.

The Firm

This practice has been operating for nearly a century which has allowed them to build up an impressive understanding of the region; consequently, the firm has a large, loyal client base and outstanding reputation. The majority of the firm's workload is generated through referrals and repeat business, leading to warm working relationships and a sense of familiarity.

The firm has mastered a blend of youth and experience which provides an excellent platform for junior lawyers to develop and benefit from a highly collegiate and encouraging environment.

The firm believes in real career investment and is committed to professional development and nurturing talent within its teams. As such, opportunities for progression are highly accessible within this dynamic and innovative firm.

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a highly reputable practice in Bexleyheath, Kent.

In this role, you will be undertaking a broad and dynamic caseload consisting of wills, probate, administration of estates, tax and lasting powers of attorney. There will also be a focus on Court of Protection work.

You will be working directly alongside some of the leading partners in the region, which will not only provide you with fantastic caseload exposure but also access to an experienced soundboard to learn from and develop your career.

You will be joining one of the region's leading Private Client teams who have grown significantly over the last few years. The department deals with many referral/repeat clients as a direct result of their reputation in the local market and they are looking to grow further as they are very busy - as such this role offers excellent prospects for progression.

Requirements

You will be a Private Client Solicitor ideally 2 years' PQE - there is no upper limit to this experience level, and salary will be commensurate with experience.You will have experience of running a busy Private Client caseload.You will have an eye for detail and have excellent interpersonal skills.You will be ambitious, as this position will give you the platform for growth.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a friendly and supportive team based in Bexleyheath, Kent

Please apply for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential discussion.

Court of Protection Solicitor

  • £45000 - £60000 per annum Excellent Benefits


Fantastic opportunity and reopened position for a Private Client Lawyer with a specialist skill in Court of Protection work, specifically for duty of care for the elderly. There is a real collegiate culture and an excellent road to quickly progress for the right candidate. The frameworks for promotion have been tried and tested and dozens of Lawyers have been promoted across this Top 200 firm's offices in 2019.

Firm summary

This firm is one of the UK's leading law practices turning over more than £70 million last year and featuring in Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. This firm offers exposure to high quality work and they are a leader in their field. Home to over 170 Partners, they are showing their willingness to promote from within. In terms of the areas of law they cover, they offer services to both the commercial and private clients across the entire legal spectrum.

The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. Their main aim is to attract and retain the most talented Solicitors, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, they continually monitor and improve employee benefits.

What really stands out about this firm is the friendly feel and fantastic culture which echoes throughout the organisation.

Role specifics

The firm is seeking to hire a Court of Protection Solicitor 3 - 6 years for their Oxford office.

The Court of Protection team has grown rapidly over the last half decade with growth driven by a focus on senior living matters and private care for the elderly.
The caseload concentrates on;

Duty of care for the elderlyFinancial and propertyHelping injured partiesDealing with panel referralsInjury compensation trusts and attorneyships.


The work will require drafting applications, purchase and adaptation of properties, financial budgeting reviews, liaising with Public Guardian Courts/Services etc.
Requirements

You must be a Court of Protection Solicitor OR Associate 3 - 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of experience)Sufficient experience to run transactions and foster relationships with their existing client baseYou should be willing to make a contribution to the team business development and marketing


This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor or Associate 3 - 6 years PQE to join this well-known Top 200 regional firm based in Oxford.

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

Court of Protection Paralegal

  • £18000 - £23000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Court of Protection Paralegal to join this award winning and Legal 500 ranked firm in Bexleyheath, Kent.

This well established and reputable legal practice values its colleagues and offers exceptional prospects for career progression coupled with a highly favourable work/life balance and quality of life.

The Firm

This is a long-established firm and one of the largest in the South East has expanded in recent years to five offices. The firm have excellent staff retention rates and currently employ 125 staff across their offices. The firm are committed to equal opportunities and promoting and developing staff through ongoing training and regular appraisals. They are currently ranked in the Legal 500 for some of the departments, with recent growth and aspirations to break into the Top 200.

They have been serving the local area for many years and such have built up a well esteemed presence, providing the full spectrum of legal services to both the business and individual. An impressive amount of their work is generated through repeat/referral which leads to warm and collaborative working relationships.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Court of Protection Paralegal to join their team in the Bexleyheath, Kent office.

The Court of Protection department deals with a broad range of privately funded work, they do not deal with Legal Aid.

Many of their clients may lack capacity to handle their own financial affairs. This may arise from an acquired brain injury, or, in the case of children, they may be considered unlikely to have that capacity when they reach the age of 18.

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.

You will be assisting a fee earner with the following:

acting as a professional deputy for property and financial affairsassisting with applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a lay deputythe legal requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Code of Practice for lay deputies including decisions relating to an individual's personal welfareapplications for statutory willspreparation of personal injury trustspreparation of disabled person's trusts

Requirements

You will be a Court of Protection Paralegal with experience within a fee earning position (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience and I would urge even the most experienced to apply for this role)You will have broad experience in Court of Protection workYou should have a good technical knowledge

This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Paralegal to join this reputable practice based in their Bexleyheath, Kent office.

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

Court of Protection Associate Solicitor

  • £40000 - £52000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Through further growth - this modern, forward thinking, regional heavyweight in Cambridgeshire are looking to further strengthen and develop each team, which has created a number of very progressive opportunities within their award-winning teams.

Although this outstanding firm are in the process of significant expansion, they are committed to maintaining their identity as an approachable firm who can provide a work life balance and flexibility in the role meanwhile offering an enviable client base and outstanding progression prospects.

The Firm

The firm takes full advantage of its regional locations and has experienced rapid and quality driven growth in recent years by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high calibre individuals and recommended lawyers, who are specialists in their chosen field.

This industry leading practice are focused on providing the best legal advice to their local, regional and national clients which is why they have been consistently rewarded with high-quality work. The volume of work regularly referred to them is a testament to their focus on client care and extensive network.

Each employee is valued and given a real platform for personal and professional growth; there are no glass ceilings on progression. They look for individuals with ambition and determination; people who get satisfaction from building and maintaining relationships with clients where in turn you will be rewarded with unrivalled progression prospects.

The overriding ethos is results driven and supportive in a collegiate environment, and this approach benefits the individual employee and the firm. They recognise that work/life balance is extremely important, and they have the infrastructure to facilitate remote working and happily offer flexible hours.

Also, the firm has some of the most generous benefits on offer. Thirty days holiday, plus statutory holidays, time off over Christmas and a day off on your birthday.

The Role

The firm are looking to hire a Court of Protection Associate into their office near Huntingdon

The firm are seeking an experienced and ambitious Solicitor or Associate to join their modern firm with a fresh outlook, this role will also involve networking and business development for your to further develop your regional presence and client base, working closely with the Private Client team.

Although this opportunity will be based around your specialist areas, you will be expected to have a broad knowledge across all Court of Protection areas including: Deprivation of liberty, Gifting, Statutory wills, and Deputy appointments for Property and financial affairs, Care & Welfare

This team are regularly referred work from other areas of the firm, and you will be given full support to service your own client base should you be able to bring this with you.

Requirements

You will be an experienced Solicitor or Associate with at least 3 PQE (There is no upper limit in PQE)You will have an excellent technical knowledge of Court of Protection matters and a strong billings historyYou should have evidence of successful business development, or keen to learn thisSalary is competitive, negotiable and based upon experience

If you are looking to join a larger, more established firm with further progression where you will benefit from work/life balance and the backing of a regional heavyweight firm, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call on 0203 865 2113 for a confidential conversation

Court of Protection Associate Solicitor

  • £40000 - £52000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Through further growth - this modern, forward thinking, regional heavyweight in Spalding are looking to further strengthen and develop each team, which has created a number of very progressive opportunities within their award-winning teams.

Although this outstanding firm are in the process of significant expansion, they are committed to maintaining their identity as an approachable firm who can provide a work life balance and flexibility in the role meanwhile offering an enviable client base and outstanding progression prospects.

The Firm

The firm takes full advantage of its regional locations and has experienced rapid and quality driven growth in recent years by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high calibre individuals and recommended lawyers, who are specialists in their chosen field.

This industry leading practice are focused on providing the best legal advice to their local, regional and national clients which is why they have been consistently rewarded with high-quality work. The volume of work regularly referred to them is a testament to their focus on client care and extensive network.

Each employee is valued and given a real platform for personal and professional growth; there are no glass ceilings on progression. They look for individuals with ambition and determination; people who get satisfaction from building and maintaining relationships with clients where in turn you will be rewarded with unrivalled progression prospects.

The overriding ethos is results driven and supportive in a collegiate environment, and this approach benefits the individual employee and the firm. They recognise that work/life balance is extremely important, and they have the infrastructure to facilitate remote working and happily offer flexible hours.

Also, the firm has some of the most generous benefits on offer. Thirty days holiday, plus statutory holidays, time off over Christmas and a day off on your birthday.

The Role

The firm are looking to hire a Court of Protection Associate into their office in Spalding

The firm are seeking an experienced and ambitious Solicitor or Associate to join their modern firm with a fresh outlook, this role will also involve networking and business development for your to further develop your regional presence and client base, working closely with the Private Client team.

Although this opportunity will be based around your specialist areas, you will be expected to have a broad knowledge across all Court of Protection areas including: Deprivation of liberty, Gifting, Statutory wills, and Deputy appointments for Property and financial affairs, Care & Welfare

This team are regularly referred work from other areas of the firm, and you will be given full support to service your own client base should you be able to bring this with you.

Requirements

You will be an experienced Solicitor or Associate with at least 3 PQE (There is no upper limit in PQE)You will have an excellent technical knowledge of Court of Protection matters and a strong billings historyYou should have evidence of successful business development, or keen to learn thisSalary is competitive, negotiable and based upon experience

If you are looking to join a larger, more established firm with further progression where you will benefit from work/life balance and the backing of a regional heavyweight firm, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call on 0203 865 2113 for a confidential conversation

Court of Protection Solicitor

  • £45000 - £60000 per annum Excellent Benefits


This firm have a rich heritage dating back over many years, they are a multi-service, reputable practice. The firm are dynamic, entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and innovative. In recent years the firm has grown significantly.

The Firm

They are multi-award winning and have a working culture which truly harnesses career growth and development. They have an ever-growing number of homegrown partners which demonstrates well the level of investment they provide to their staff.

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms, even down to the open plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of their years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial and supportive. There is a nice social scene where there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor into their flourishing Reading office.

This will be an interesting role where you will deal with a varied caseload where you will deal with a broad caseload of Court of Protection work. You will work closely with the department dealing with Deputyships, LPA's, EPA's and much more.

You will be working closely with a broad variety of clients, often consisting of large instructions and conglomerates giving an ambitious COP solicitor fantastic caseload exposure.

Requirements

You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)You will have a passion for court of protection workYou should have first-class communication skillsSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package


This is a stand-out opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join this leading regional firm based in Reading, Berkshire.

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

Court of Protection Associate

  • £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

This innovative, rapidly expanding Top 100 UK firm are looking to further strengthen their Basingstoke office.


Once considered a leading UK firm, they have now developed an international presence in which they are looking to expand further. The firm have changed significantly over the past 5 years including a recent merger which now sees them as an "entirely different beast".


They have a put a definitive and ambitious strategy in place to expand further and therefore seeking the best Lawyers to join them in this exciting time.

The firm are now in a period of strengthening their domestic and international presence so with this significant growth planned, there are a number of very exciting opportunities on offer. This growth is exemplified by the recent opening of another UK office and a 5-year plan to open further international offices including; Berlin, Amsterdam and Boston to complement their existing specialist sectors.


The Firm


Although this leading international firm are in the process of considerable expansion, they have an enviable culture which they will maintain, and can provide an environment which is far less hierarchical and more relaxed than most City firms of their size.


You will find the overriding ethos of the firm friendly and collaborative which is evident through the Partners being very receptive to their teams and genuinely enjoy being hands on to assist in training and providing advice to complex questions ensuring their team are trained up to be the very best in their chosen specialist field.


They have attracted and secured some of the best legal talent over the past 24 months from leading UK and International firms, they put this success down to their enviable culture and genuine progression prospects they offer; this also means they have very high staff retention rates with many Partners starting off at the firm as trainees.


A key benefit of joining this leading Top 100 UK firm is their ability to offer flexible and agile working through the structure and processes they currently have in place; they also provide a comprehensive benefits package and competitive discretionary bonus scheme.


The firm is seeking to hire a new Court of Protection Solicitor into their Basingstoke, Hampshire office.


Requirements

You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with experience within a fee earning position (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience and I would urge even the most experienced to apply for this role)You will have broad experience in Court of Protection workYou should have a good technical knowledgeYou should have a good billings history in recent timesSalary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of PQE


This is an excellent opportunity for a Court of Protection Associate to join this growing Top 50 practice based in their Basingstoke, Hampshire office.


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

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