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Court of Protection Fee Earner

Thornton Legal
England, Merseyside, Wirral
£24000 - £28000 per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2021
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Job Details

A well respected and long-established general law firm on the Wirral with strong trade union ties is looking to recruit a Solicitor or experienced Paralegal to work in its Court of Protection Team.

The Role:

  • Assisting on all aspects of Professional Deputyship matters from application to dealing with the administration of the Deputyship
  • Managing a caseload of professional and lay deputyship clients
  • Preparing and submitting lay deputyship applications to the Court of Protection
  • Preparing and submitting professional deputyship applications, trustee applications and interim/urgent applications to the Court of Protection
  • Providing advice regarding the Court of Protection to union clients via the free legal advice service
  • Liaising with case managers, carers, clients and their families

You will be expected to conduct and manage all aspects of your caseload, including taking appropriate decisions involving the exercise of judgment, and to carry out work on other team members' cases as required.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 1 years' experience of conduct of deputyship/court of protection files
  • Can be a qualified Solicitor or an experienced Paralegal
  • Will be well organised and have excellent time management skills.

As important as experience is getting the right cultural fit and as such a team player with ambition is essential.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is flexible and in the region of £27,000 depending on experience together with additional benefits.
  • The role is full-time, but part time may be considered.
  • The firm offer excellent training opportunities as well as genuine career progression.
  • Family friendly environment.

If this paralegal position is of interest, please do not hesitate to contact Nick Tappin today to get the ball rolling. Please click 'apply'.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
Thornton Legal
North West
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