Court of Protection Lawyer, 6 month FTC

Job Ref: CWJ921952125
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Private Client
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 20 November 2023
  • Birmingham, West Midlands, England Birmingham West Midlands GBR B4 6BJ
  • Charlotte Williams
Chadwick Nott

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Our client, a top 50 law firm, is looking to recruit a Court of Protection Specialist to join their well-regarded team.

Hybrid or remote working will be considered along with a flexible working pattern.

The role will involve working closely with the Department Head on a number of high value complex cases and will provide comprehensive legal advice and representation to the clients and family members. Work will include general day-to-day management of Property and Affairs Deputyships along with the following; the sale and purchase of property and other high value assets, high value adaptation projects, preparing all types of application to the Court of Protection to include Deputy appointment, ACC, urgent applications, and other applications for authority that may fall outside the Deputy's general authority and statutory wills. You will have a solid understanding of the new Professional Deputyship Standards, Mental Capacity Act 2005 (and its Code of Practice) and the Court of Protection Practice Directions.

Applications are sought from experienced Court of Protection specialists with a minimum of 5 years PQE and who can demonstrate previous experience in all of the core areas. The ability to manage your own caseload and work autonomously are also key.

The role is initially for 6 months but it has the potential to be extended further.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high-profile firm on a contract basis.

If this role is of interest, please contact Charlotte Williams at Chadwick Nott - / 0121 200 5577.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

20/12/2023 12:31:08
GBP 60000 60000