Court Of Protection Solicitor

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
England, Cheshire, Sale
Salary
Up to £0.00 per annum
Posted
06 Jun 2019
Closes
04 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH25859
Contact
Connor Franks
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This role is within a highly desirable legal 500 law firm in the south of Manchester.

Summary
Solicitor or other suitably experienced adviser required for our Court of Protection Department. You will be managing a caseload of high value catastrophic claims and you will want what is best for the clients. This role requires someone who is passionate about getting justice for the individuals they represent.

Ideally extensive experience of Court of Protection work and/or 1-5 years PQE preferable.

The ideal candidate will be a hardworking individual and will be an integral part of the Court of Protection team. The role is a varied and challenging position.

Candidate

The ideal candidate will:
- Have experience of running own caseload of Court of Protection matters and making applications to the Court of Protection, including gift applications, statutory Wills and applications for further authority.
- Have experience of drafting and running Personal Injury Trust matters.
- Experience in litigation is preferable, such as contested Court of Protection or Lasting Power of Attorney matters
- Have some experience supervising a small team
- Be willing to travel to attend on clients

Key Skills:

- Able to run own caseload and make court applications
- Excellent client care skills with an empathetic nature as you will be handling sensitive legal issues for vulnerable clients
- Professional with a pro-active approach
- Highly effective communicator
- Concise and clear document drafting
- Excellent organisational skills and conscientious
- Team player

If you would like more information on this role please contact connor @ QED on 0161 961 9000 for more details.

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