Court of Protection Lawyer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Sep 2017
Ref
3222
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Court of Protection Lawyer

Our clients are a successful and respected law firm. They are currently looking for a Court of Protection Lawyer to join their team. 

The successful Court of Protection Lawyer will be part of a team that is responsible for managing the affairs, assets and estates of anyone unable to manage their own finances. You must have some experience and understanding of Court of Protection services including deputyship services, gifts, Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney and replacing deputyships with private trusts. 

You will be working with colleagues which together form a team with legal expertise including financial management, planning, investment, taxation and returns to court. Post-holders can expect to deal with clients, draft documents, progress the litigation process and attend court. You will have a excellent telephone manner and work well within a team. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Court of Protection Lawyer to further progress their career within a well established law firm. 

Responsibilities & Experience:

  • Have experience within a legal environment and an understanding of office procedures 
  • Join a team responsible for managing the affairs, assets and estates for anyone unable to manage their own finances
  • Handle a full range of Court of Protection services including deputyship services, gifts, Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney and replacing deputyships with private trusts
  • Be part of a team which together combines legal expertise including financial management, planning, investment, taxation and returns to the court
  • Deal with clients, draft documents, progress the litigation process and attend court
  • Have a professional telephone manner and pay attention to detail 
  • Possess good IT skills 

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