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Court of Protection Solicitor


Court of Protection

Job Description

The team have a varied caseload of property and affairs work including challenging and complex matters which will be suitable for an enthusiastic specialist Solicitor. The ideal candidate will be in the region of NQ - 2PQE.

The role will include, but not be limited, to the following:

  • Assessing client needs & requirements regarding applications for lay deputies and professional appointments.
  • Ongoing management of client’s affairs and property including the preparation of annual budgets and accounts.
  • Regular liaison with clients, relatives and case managers regarding implementation of therapy, accommodation and general client welfare in all aspects of life.
  • Working closely with personal injury and clinical negligence departments regarding capacity issues and management of funds where clients receive damages awards.
  • Assisting with advice on the creation and ongoing management of personal injury trusts.

The role would be suited to an enthusiastic specialist solicitor interested in a role with significant client contact and assisting with the ongoing development of this busy department. The ideal applicant will have strong experience of working in a similarly specialist Court of Protection team but, we are able to consider applications from those with relevant other experience such as personal injury and/or clinical negligence experience. The successful candidate must have competency in Excel to produce and maintain budgets and accounts and be an exceptional communicator.

Apply for this Position

Please send your CV and covering letter, including current salary/salary expectations to:

HR Manager
Lanyon Bowdler
Hazledine House
Central Square
Telford Town Centre TF3 4JL

Or email recruitment@lblaw.co.uk

Client Testimonials

Excellent, friendly, positive and extremely helpful. Nothing too much trouble - a job well done.

- Mrs P Moore, Mrs S Price

A very good service - it simplified the appeal process for me considerably which went very smoothly.

- Mr P Griffiths, Telford

Easy to work with and results are better or more than we expected or were advised. The team were really helpful.

- Six Forward Ltd, Wolverhampton

How easy it was to speak to her and she explained the situation to me in ways that I could understand.

- Mrs S Mizrahi, Hereford

We had complete trust and confidence that our best interests were being looked after at all times. A quality service provided by them.

- Mr D Meredith & Mrs E Meredith, Shrewsbury

Client Quotes

Ed clearly had a heavy workload at the time, yet ensured everything was completed in appropriate timescales including working extended hours.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Straight forward and relevant advice relating to Wills

- Mr & Mrs Walton, Shrewsbury

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

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