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Court Of Protection Solicitor

CRA Legal
England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
£35000 - £62000 per annum
Closing date
13 Apr 2021

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Practice area
Personal injury
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Job Details

We are looking for a senior Court of Protection Solicitor who wants to work for a flexible, award-winning firm based in Sheffield.

The role will work for one of the country's most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists in the UK. 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.

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 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.

The company & role

  • A leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm in the heart of Sheffield

  • The firm have won numerous accolades

  • 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. You will also draft expert witness statements.

  • 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, Manchester, Cheshire and the South Yorkshire area but home working welcomed

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 5-10 years' PQE

  • 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

The For more information please contact Robert Addy on 0114 2418030 or click apply today with your up to date cv.


Our Values

Professionalism - Clients and candidates will always receive a personal and highly professional service.
A ‘Can Do’ Approach - We aim to achieve excellence, and take on each challenge with energy and enthusiasm.
Integrity - Our consultants will act in the best interests of both clients and candidates, and provide honest, objective advice at all times.
Partnerships - We build ongoing and productive relationships with clients in the long term, but never overlook the importance of fast and effective solutions in the short term.

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