Solicitor – Court of Protection

Location
Harrow on the Hill
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
MB04970961
Contact
Monty Bouttell
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Leading practice seeks a solicitor with solid Court of Protection experience on a permanent basis.

Working as part of a specialist department in the Harrow office, the successful solicitor will manage a complex and challenging caseload, advising individuals, carers, Official Solicitors and family members on a broad range of Court of Protection matters. A strong understanding and solid experience in Legal Aid is essential.

Responsibilities
• Deprivation of liberty
• Cases concerning health and welfare
• Advising on applications regarding medical treatment
• Court of Protection proceedings
• Assessments of mental capacity
• Liaising with the Official Solicitor and Relevant Persons Representative
• Lasting powers of attorney
• Legal Aid applications
• Conducting own advocacy

The Candidate
• A solicitor with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE
• Technical proficiency in court of protection is essential
• Able to explain complex matters in clear, accessible language
• Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Legal Aid processes
• Be professional, personable and detail orientated
• Has a consistently strong academic record
• Strives for high standards in their work

The Firm
This law firm has an imposing status in the legal market. With a range of highly sought-after accreditations including Lexcel, they are continuously reaching new heights, and are rightly acknowledged as a leader in numerous fields. They are committed to investing in their staff to help maintain their highly motivated work force, and have created an award-winning work environment and subsequently excellent job satisfaction rates, making them widely recognised as an outstanding legal firm to work in.

Benefits
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Contributory pension plan
• Opportunities for continued training and development

Solicitor – Court of Protection

For further details of this Court of Protection Solicitor vacancy, please contact Monty on 01954 716475 quoting reference MB04970961.



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