Court of Protection Solicitor

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
25 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Ref
215277972
Contact
Gemma Jones
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
SUMMARY:
Court of Protection Solicitor, Berkshire, 0-3 PQE – A unique opportunity for a junior Solicitor to specialise in elderly client and Court of Protection work. Call us now on 020 7183 8586.

JOB TITLE: Court of Protection Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: NQ up to 3 years
LOCATION: Berkshire
SALARY: £35-45,000 DOE

THE ROLE:
This leading practice is looking to hire a Solicitor to join their top tier probate, tax & trusts team with a focus on elderly client and (non-contentious) Court of Protection work. The team specialises in providing Court of Protection deputyship support for their clients who are mainly elderly. They also manage the affairs for a number of individuals under registered EPAs and LPAs. This role will involve working closely with a senior Partner, managing a predominantly non-contentious caseload which will include (but will not be limited to: all aspects of the preparation and submission of non-contentious COP applications; drafting statutory will and codicil applications; providing advice on care fee planning (including advice on options for funding and instigating FNCC assessments, where appropriate); providing advice on any DWP benefits which may be applicable.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Court of Protection Solicitor will ideally have some experience of providing advice on safeguarding issues and the DOLS regime as well as being able to demonstrate at least a 2.1 degree. And an enthusiasm for this area of law.

THE FIRM:
You will be joining a leading practice that offers a supportive and encouraging working environment in which you can truly flourish.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered dependent upon experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Gemma Jones at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email gemma.jones@enllegal.co.uk or contact us via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

eNL is handling a number of Court of Protection Solicitor vacancies throughout the London and South East region. If you are a Court of Protection Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/register-with-us/ to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Court of Protection Solicitors that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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