Court of Protection Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum

This firm is award-winning and has a reputation that has put them on a national stage. They give staff the very best training; you will find that there are excellent prospects here, and you will receive hands-on experience, being given great exposure to their excellent client base.

The Firm

The practice believes that the most important asset is their people; this is reflected in their culture and how staff are treated. You will find a professional, entrepreneurial, and dynamic workforce; the working environment is one that encourages participation, provides opportunities and fosters achievement.

The firm offer the most progressive working environment in the region. They

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a new Court of Protection Solicitor into their Wolverhampton office.

Many of their clients may lack capacity to handle their own financial affairs. This may arise from an acquired brain injury, or, in the case of children, they may be considered unlikely to have that capacity when they reach the age of 18.

The team provides the comprehensive service required to set up and manage deputyships within the Court of Protection. They can act as professional deputies and assist with Court of Protection procedures where the deputy is a family member.

You will be providing expert advice on…



* Acting as a professional deputy for property and financial affairs
* Assisting with applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a lay deputy
* The legal requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Code of Practice for lay deputies including decisions relating to an individual's personal welfare
* Applications for statutory wills
* Preparation of personal injury trusts
* Preparation of disabled person's trusts

Requirements



* You will have broad experience in Court of Protection work 4 + PQE
* You should have a good technical knowledge
* Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of PQE

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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