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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

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

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

Quality of care and sensitivity.

- Mrs C Shuker, Shrewsbury

Kept me up to date in any process made.

- Mr P Haigh, Suffolk

Client Quotes

Patient, knowledgeable and extremely professional

- Ms Groucott, Telford

Dealing with one person when possible. Clear, simple advice.

- Mrs S A Flynn, London

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

Superb in dealing with my case and care. I was extremely happy with the service and staff.

- Mr C Verlon, Telford

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