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Home-based Court of Protection Solicitor (1-4 PQE)

Realm Recruit
West Yorkshire
£34,000 - £42,000
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Are you a Court of Protection Solicitor who wants to work for a flexible, award-winning firm that offers excellent progression opportunities? 


One of the country’s most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists are looking for a solicitor to join their growing team. In this role, you will handle a varied Court of Protection caseload of property and affairs files on behalf of vulnerable clients and their families.


While the firm is based in Manchester, their system is completely paperless so you will be able to work remotely from home 100% of the time. 


This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and access to the firm’s bespoke training programme so is the perfect position for someone looking to develop their technical skills.  


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


  • A leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm 


    The firm have won numerous accolades and were recently named Private Client Team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards 


    In this role, you work as part of a team of qualified lawyers and caseworkers including a senior associate who has been classed as a ‘rising star’ by The Legal 500 


    You will handle an interesting caseload of finance and property deputyship matters on behalf of individuals who have lost capacity following a birth injury or accident and have received personal injury or clinical negligence damages as well as those living with dementia and other illnesses. 


    The team undertake a significant amount of contested, high-value work including cases with jurisdictional issues and financial abuse investigation work 


    As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development 


    Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield and Harrogate


 Added extras and benefits 


  • Flexible working (a mixture of office and home working) 


    25 days holiday 


    Subsidised gym membership 


  • Contributory pension scheme 


    Attendance bonus scheme 


    Private healthcare 


    Annual bonus 


    Life insurance at 3x salary 


The ideal candidate 


  • A Court of Protection Solicitor with 1-4 years’ PQE or at least 2 years working in Court of Protection/Property and Affairs  


    Will be used to running their own caseload of professional deputyship work and have experience of making applications to the Court of Protection and providing advice to families regarding LPAs and Lay deputyship applications 


    Will have knowledge of welfare issues affecting Protected Parties and of different care funding options including local authority and NHS funding 


    Someone with an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature and excellent client care and communication skills 


How to apply for this Court of Protection Solicitor 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.



At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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