Court of Protection Senior Associate/Partner

Job Ref: LAJ921945438
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 May 2022
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England Southampton Hampshire GBR SO14 3TJ
  • Liam Andrews
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Court of Protection Senior Associate/Partner

Southampton

NQ-4 PQE

£45,000 ++ DOE

Our client is a leading national firm now looking to expand their impressive Court of Protection team with a junior hire. The team work on a full range of matters protecting and managing the affairs of those with mental incapacity. This is an exciting opportunity for a junior lawyer looking to kickstart their career post qualification.

Experience during your training of dealing with applying for statutory Wills as wells as managing financial affairs and set up of personal care arrangements is essential. This role will include:

- Providing Court of Protection deputyship support

- Managing the affairs for a number of individuals under registered EPAs and LPAs.

- Preparation and submission of non-contentious COP applications

- Drafting statutory will and codicil applications

- Providing advice on care fee planning

- Providing advice on any DWP benefits which may be applicable

The ideal candidate will be commercially focused whilst having the passion to work with people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves. You will be a panel deputy or be keen to apply to be on the panel and have the ability to grow this area of work. The successful candidate will also have experience in taking an active role in marketing and business development.

For more information about this exciting role please contact Liam Andrews at Chadwick Nott on 07921 895 776

*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.

11/06/2022 13:27:30
GBP 45000 45000