COURT OF PROTECTION SOLICITOR

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Ref
SS25490
Contact
Simon Shorter
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Legal 200 firm - excellent range of benefits and great career progression

THE FIRM 

This national firm with a truly impressive list of accolades, awards and accreditations across the board prides itself on transparency of action, outstanding client-care skills and commitment to clients and staff alike. All staff are encouraged to progress their careers through support and ongoing training and the firm offers an exceptional range of benefits.  A vacancy has now arisen for an experienced solicitor to join the public law team based in south London. On offer is an excellent salary and benefits package.

THE ROLE

You will be running a caseload of public law matters with particular focus on Court of Protection matters. This role calls for a particular mix of skills and experience.  You should have in-depth experience in matters relating to the provision of care for vulnerable clients and be confident in undertaking legal-aid-funded work. You must have good IT skills and be familiar with using case management systems and have very good time management, with the ability to deal with a high-volume caseload.  When applying for this Court of Protection solicitor vacancy, please quote reference SS25490.

THE CANDIDATE

You will:-

Be a solicitor with at least 2 years’ PQE experience in a well-regarded firm dealing with public law matters - the firm will also consider a suitably qualified and experienced legal executive or fee-earning paralegal;
Have detailed knowledge of Legal Aid funding and Court of Protection matters;
Enjoy networking and be prepared to engage in business development and marketing matters as required;
Have excellent communication skills, able to engage with clients from a variety of different cultures and from different walks of life and be able to explain complex matters in empathetic, clear and accessible language.

COURT OF PROTECTION SOLICITOR

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