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Court of Protection Paralegal

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
£20000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
3 Mar 2021
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Court of Protection Paralegal, Private Client, Court of Protection, Legal, Permanent, Full Time, Manchester

Court of Protection Paralegal is required by a highly-regarded, Multi-Service Law Firm based in Manchester

You will be a Paralegal with minimum 2 years’ experience within Court of Protection. This is an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal looking for personal and career growth opportunities as part of a busy department; allowing you to build upon your experience within a modern and dynamic practice. Potential to progress to Head of Department for the right Candidate.

The Role & Responsibilities:
  • Dealing directly with clients, their families, carers and various other third parties including medical experts, Case Managers and other professionals, often acting as the first point of contact.
  • Ensuring that accounts, Deputyship Reports, schedules, budgets and action plans are prepared in a timely manner in readiness for client meetings.
  • Dealing with day-to-day enquiries in relation to clients’ financial affairs, to include (but not limited to): tax returns, budgets, schedules, purchase of property, care, therapy, insurances, household expenditure, benefits and the like.
  • Providing assistance to Court of Protection Deputies to support their clients and their requirements.
  • Ensuring that a document trail is produced as a result of any contact made or action taken on client related matters.
  • Accurately recording time for any work undertaken on client related matters.
  • Preparing correspondence and reports on behalf of the Deputies.
  • Taking responsibility for managing your own workload, ensuring that key dates are diarised, and any required action is undertaken in a timely manner and identifying and expediting urgent tasks.
  • Ensuring that relevant documentation is prepared and readily available to Deputies in good time prior to meetings.
  • Providing administrative support to Deputies to include (but not limited to) billing, dairy management and maintaining files in accordance with the Office Manual and SRA requirements.
  • Attend training courses and take responsibility to ensure that you are up to date with any changes in legislation, practices or procedures.
  • Carrying out any reasonable requests from management in order to facilitate the smooth running and development of the department and firm.
  • Observing and adhering to the firms established policies and procedures, in particular with regards to the firms Health & Safety, Data Protection and Equal Opportunities policies.

Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary range (DoE): £20,000 to £30,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: minimum 2 years in Court of Protection/Private client work
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: full-time role
  • Reference: AS1596
  • Contact: Andy Shah

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.


Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. Should your application match the requirements, one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss the vacancy in detail prior to sending your CV to the client.

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Court of Protection Paralegal, Private Client, Court of Protection, Legal, Permanent, Full Time, Manchester


Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

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