Court of Protection Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Realm Recruit
Leighton Buzzard
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
29 May 2021

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Practice area
Private client
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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An award-winning multi-service law firm in Bedfordshire is looking to grow their team and take on Court of Protection Solicitor. 

In this role, you’ll work as part of a specialist Court of Protection team and handle your own caseload of deputyship matters on behalf of clients and families affected by cerebral palsy and brain injury. 

The firm are committed to the development of their staff, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. 

They're also very flexible; not only will you be able to work from home for part of the week, but the firm are open to considering part-time (4 days a week) for the right candidate. 

Court of Protection Solicitor – Leighton Buzzard  The company & role  

    A forward-thinking client-focused law firm located close to key transport links 

    In this role, you’ll be entrusted with a mixed caseload of Court of Protection matters involving cerebral palsy and brain injury cases 

    You’ll work closely with the firm’s personal injury department, from which most of the firm’s Court of Protection work is referred  

    There will an opportunity to progress to become a Director of the firm’s Trust Corporation 

    The firm have an excellent and social team culture and regularly take part in community and charity events across the Home Counties 

    Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Luton, Birmingham and Northampton 

Added extras and benefits  

    Flexible and home working 

    Car parking 

    A clear meritocratic career progression path through to partnership 

The ideal candidate 

    A Court of Protection Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

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

    A team player who is able to run their own caseload and also support senior colleagues 

    Will have a full UK driving licence  

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. 



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