Court of Protection Senior Accociate

Location
England, Surrey, Mitcham
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH13134
Contact
Max Gulliford
Practice area
Mental health, Private client
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This firm have a rich heritage dating back over 50 years, they are a multi-service, Top 100 practice. The firm are dynamic, entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and innovative. In recent years the firm has grown significantly.

The practice now stands at over 70 Partners and some 300 fee earners. They are multi-award winning and have a working culture which truly harnesses career growth and development. They have an ever-growing number of homegrown partners which demonstrates well the level of investment they provide to their staff.

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms, even down to the open plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of there years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial and supportive. There is a nice social scene where there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Court of Protection Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing Mitcham, London office.

This will be an interesting role where you will deal with a varied caseload where you will deal with a broad caseload of Court of Protection work. You will work closely with the Mental Health department and will deal with worm including; Deprivation of liberty, Lasting powers of attorney, Deputyship applications, working with care homes and private placements.

Requirements

  • You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • You will have a passion for court of protection work
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is to advantage, but is not essential
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Court of Protection Senior Associate / Partner to join this leading Top 100 firm, based Mitcham, London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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