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Court of Protection Solicitor
Court of Protection
Head of Court of Protection
Independently managing your own casework, liaising with clients, providing advice over the phone, by email and other forms of correspondence.
Analysing large volumes of legal information at speed and with a high level of accuracy.
Working to strict deadlines, logically and methodically with a meticulous eye for detail.
Liaising with statutory bodies, expert witnesses, financial institutions and other interested parties.
Taking a professional and proactive approach to work, with strong client care focus.
Preparing draft documents including court applications both initial and interim to include all supporting documentation, witness evidence, legal aid documentation, orders, instructions to counsel, instructions to experts (statutory and independent), advices, detailed correspondence as required. Being able to adapt your drafting style and tenor to the recipient.
Managing a varied general Court of Protection and community care caseload relating to health and welfare cases
Attending conferences and Court. Undertaking advocacy is not excluded.
Business development and marketing to support the substantial work volumes brought in by the Firm. This will include independently developing work referral networks.
Demonstrating excellent networking and communication skills with the ability to promote the Firm to generate new business.
Ability to apply the law with a degree of commerciality
Complying with the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.
Taking responsibility for their own health and safety and that of others.
Carrying out responsibilities in line with our Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedure and Equality & Diversity Policy
Maintaining confidentiality of information relating to clients, colleagues and other third parties in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, including outside of the work environment.
If you meet the required skills and experience and would like to apply for the role, please email your cover letter and CV using the submission form below.