Court of Protection Senior Associate / Partner

Location
England, Surrey / Surrey, Leatherhead, England / Surrey, Guildford, England
Salary
£70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
16 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH11403
Contact
Jason Connolly
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Full time

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This firm have a rich heritage dating back over 50 years, they are a multi-service, Top 100 practice. The firm are dynamic, entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and innovative. In recent years the firm has grown significantly.

The practice now stands at over 70 Partners and some 300 fee earners. They are multi-award winning and have a working culture which truly harnesses career growth and development. They have an ever-growing number of homegrown partners which demonstrates well the level of investment they provide to their staff.

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms, even down to the open plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of there years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial and supportive. There is a nice social scene where there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Court of Protection Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing Guildford City Centre office.

This will be an interesting role where you will deal with a varied caseload where you will deal with a broad caseload of Court of Protection work. You will work closely with the Mental Health department and will deal with worm including; Deprivation of liberty, Lasting powers of attorney, Deputyship applications, working with care homes and private placements.

Requirements

  • You will be a Court of Protection Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • You will have a passion for court of protection work
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is to advantage, but is not essential
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Court of Protection Senior Associate / Partner to join this leading Top 100 firm, based in the Guildford City Centre office.

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

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