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Court of Protection Solicitor (Health and Welfare)

Realm Recruit
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years
Legal executive, Solicitor
Private practice
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Job Details

In this Court of Protection Solicitor role, you’ll join a Legal 500 and Chambers recognised national law firm at their offices in Manchester city centre. 

You will be supporting the team's deputyship cases in property and financial affairs and be responsible for the health and welfare work that's associated, such as deprivation of liberty and care funding work. 

The firm is committed to the development of its staff and has a fantastic team culture, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. What’s more, you’ll receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package. 

Court of Protection Solicitor (Health and Welfare) - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A leading full-service law firm with offices nationally and are ranked in both UK Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 as a top firm for Court of Protection 
  • You will be the sole person responsible for this nature of work within the team and will be working closely alongside the partners and working with leading individuals. External coaching from an expert in this area will also be provided. 
  • This is a great opportunity to build your own team within this niche. 
  • The firm is accredited by Investors in People and have been named as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 
  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Yearly pay reviews 
  • Christmas closing 
  • Extra annual leave for birthdays 
  • Bonuses 
  • Socials 
  • Progression based on merit and not service 

The ideal candidate 

  • A technically strong Court of Protection Solicitor or a legal executive or very experienced paralegal with a minimum of 2/3 years’ experience within this type of work. 
  • Deprivation of liberty and/or care funding experience is essential. 
  • Preferably more experience and be at a more senior level 
  • The firm can also offer some home working, ideally 3 days in the office with 2 from home but can be considered further for a more experienced candidate 

How to apply for this Court of Protection Solicitor (Health and Welfare) 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 at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, 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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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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