Solicitor – Court of Protection
Job Ref: 8041
Location: West Midlands
Contact Name: Vanessa Payne
Contact Tel: 01252 761444
Contact Email: email@example.com
Our client is looking for a Solicitor to work in their Court of Protection department based in the Birmingham.
The Court of Protection is the judicial body in England and Wales responsible for managing the affairs, assets and estates of anyone who does not have capacity to manage their own finances.
The team has a strong reputation in dealing with the full range of Court of Protection services including deputyship services, gifts, Enduring & Lasting Powers of Attorney and replacing deputyships with private trusts. They have dedicated departments located in Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London that provide a specialist nationwide service. The team based approach means we work with colleagues to combine legal expertise from financial management, planning, investment, taxation and returns to the Court.
This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills within an established and innovative national law firm and department. You will be working within a fast-paced team on a stimulating mix of cases. You will not only be technically excellent but also a good communicator with rounded client service skills. You must be able to develop strong relationships with a wide range of people, be empathetic, supportive yet directional.
If you are an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor with around 3 year plus PQE, we would really like to hear from you. You must have good IT skills and be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.