Court of Protection Solicitor / Fee Earner Manchester

Area of Practice: Court of Protection

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000

Posted On: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893809


Court of Protection Associate / Senior Associate / Legal executive / fee earner– Manchester

Court of Protection Solicitor or Legal Executive or Paralegal – Manchester

Court of Protection Solicitor or Legal Executive or Paralegal – This top 100 law firm is looking for an experienced fee earner, whether qualified or not with around 3 years or more experience of court of protection work, to join its Manchester team.

Court of Protection Lawyer – Overview

  • Job title: Solicitor / Legal Executive / Paralegal
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £55,000
  • Reports to: Partner – Head of department
  • Previous Experience: Strong experience of Court of Protection work particularly running caseload of deputyships. The hiring managers will consider qualified fee earners, whether solicitors or legal executives as well as paralegals.

Varied caseload of quality work

You will inherit a busy caseload of work so you will be expected to hit the ground running. The team handles a broad range of work from deputyship and local authority cases to people who have suffered major long term injuries resulting from clinical negligence or a major accident, which has left them unable to make key decisions relating to their own welfare or who have learning difficulties or other mental health issues.

A great technical lawyer with excellent ‘soft’ skills

Obviously, the work involved can be highly sensitive and sometimes distressing for members of the family of the client. It is therefore expected that you should not only be a good team player internally, but should also have a strong empathetic manner. Building firm relationships with clients and their families can often be key.

It is worth also noting that this team also works closely with other areas of the firm the Private Client Practice Group involved with administering trusts and financial planning and the critical injury team.

Qualified and unqualified candidates considered – range of PQE

Candidates should be bright, have excellent prioritisation skills and be able to work to tight court deadlines where necessary. The team wants to attract dedicated and dynamic individuals intent on delivering the best service for their clients.

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