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Court of Protection Solicitor

Court of Protection Solicitor

Job Title: Court of Protection Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent, England
Industry:
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working Considered
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH18297_1560934674
Contact Name: Clare Metson
Contact Email: clare@dmjlegal.com
Job Published: June 19, 2019 09:57

Job Description

The Firm has a dearth of outstanding lawyers recognised by Chambers and Legal 500 and they are seeking a Court of Protection Solicitor (NQ to 4PQE) or experienced Legal Executive to join the Court of Protection team situated in their Kent Office.

The Role You will work as part of a team, providing support to the Partners and managing an independent caseload. You will be providing advice within the context of the Mental Capacity Act, dealing with brain injured and vulnerable clients. You will manage significant damages awards and provide support for clients who have ongoing Personal Injury or Clinical Negligence claims. The role will also encompass the management of Property and Affairs Deputy-ships, preparation of Personal Injury Trusts and Statutory Wills as well as addressing the needs of disabled clients (property purchases & adaptations).

You will regularly engage and visit with clients and be attuned to their lifestyle requirements, overseeing budgets and liaising with treatment providers. You will demonstrate previous Court of Protection experience, excellent communication, numeracy and IT skills. In return, the Firm offer a very competitive remuneration package and you will be joining a highly regarded team that is firmly focused on client care. We are happy to welcome applications from those currently undertaking a mix of Court of Protection or Private Client work who want to specialise in purely Court of Protection work moving forward or those already specialising in Court of Protection matters.

Please contact Clare Metson on clare@dmjlegal.com or submit your CV as directed below. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence and firms will not be approached without your consent. Please note that our advertisements use PQE levels and salary levels purely as a guide.