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Court of Protection Paralegal

Realm Recruit
£20,000 - £25,000
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Private client
1 year
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A leading Manchester law firm are looking for a Court of Protection Paralegal to join their specialist team. 


In this role, you’ll assist a Court of Protection Deputy who has recently joined the firm and provide support to the wider Court of Protection department. You’ll be exposed to interesting and complex work and have the chance to learn from more senior colleagues and to develop your skills. 


The firm are very flexible in their approach and having seen the majority of their team working successfully from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, will continue to offer home-working to their lawyers going forwards.  


This position would be perfect for a paralegal already working within Court of Protection, or a clinical negligence or private client paralegal who is familiar with Court of Protection matters and is interested in moving into this area.


Court of Protection Paralegal – Home-based The company & role 


  • A regional serious injury firm with a national reputation 


    In this role, you’ll join a friendly and supportive team and provide assistance, both legal and administrative, to Court of Protection Deputies 


    You’ll also provide support to more senior Court of Protection fee-earners and solicitors in the administration of the financial affairs of clients  


  • The team act on behalf of families of children with cerebral palsy, adults with severe brain injuries, adults with learning difficulties and elderly clients with dementia 


    The firm have been recognised by both Chambers and the Legal 500 and are featured in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 


    They support a number of national and local charities including Headway, The Spinal Injuries Association and the Child Brain Injury Trust 


    Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington, Lancashire and High Peak 


 Added extras and benefits 


  • Top of the market pay and benefits package 


    Excellent career progression prospects 


    25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays 


    Pension scheme 


The ideal candidate 


  • A Court of Protection Paralegal, Private Client or Clinical Negligence Paralegal with at least 12 months’ experience  


    Will have an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature  


  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills 


    Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail 


How to apply for this Court of Protection Paralegal role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email  


Kelly is a principal consultant here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 


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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 


Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



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