Court of Protection Solicitor

Location
Harrogate
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
TW223527
Contact
Tom Widdop
Practice area
Private client
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Court of Protection Solicitor.

A Legal 500 law firm based in North Yorkshire are looking to add to their court of protection team. You will be joining a firm with an excellent reputation in the market for both commercial and private client work. They have a real focus on providing a more personal touch to their clients and working on high net worth cases.

As a court of protection solicitor 3 PQE + you will be responsible primarily for a full caseload including but not limited to: running ongoing cases where lawyers in the firm are deputies, making applications to the Court of Protection or statutory wills, statutory gifts and applications concerning powers of attorney.

You will also be required assist other members of the team by handling more diverse caseload by liaising with more senior lawyers. Providing legal advice of outstanding quality that focuses on the clients needs is a key and imperative value to poses when meeting clients overseeing the execution of documents.

You will have:
  • previous court of protection and private client experience
  • High level IT skills for producing client documents 
  • STEP membership (or willingness to study STEP to become a member) 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Willingness to assist senior lawyers in the firm 
  • Able to deal with confidential information appropriately 
  • The firm offer a range of benefits including flexitime, company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, death in service benefit, health insurance, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and on-site parking on paid and rota basis.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a court of protection solicitor to join a sociable yet prestigious law firm that will invest their time and energy to further develop your skills and knowledge.

Please contact Tom Widdop at G2 Legal for a confidential discussion regarding this North Yorkshire role or if you would like to discuss your options