Court of Protection - Birmingham
BCL Legal are working with a top 40 law firm in the recruitment of a Court of Protection solicitor to join their specialist team in Birmingham.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is highly regarded in the industry and has grown steadily over the last two years. You will have the opportunity to have a high level of client contact both over the phone and in person and will join an ambitious and dedicated team.
· Providing a comprehensive case progression service including helping to make applications to the Court of Protection and progressing these cases to completion
· Assisting in the management of an individual's property and financial affairs, including; liaising with a number of professionals such as members of the litigation team, case managers, therapists and financial advisors
· Creating and monitoring of budgets to ensure sustainability and longevity of client funds.
· Forecast forward spending
· Statutory will applications and assisting with tax affairs
· Assisting with the preparation of accounts and annual deputyship reports
· Developing rapport with clients, Counsel and experts
· Taking a full and active involvement with business development activities alongside others in the team locally and nationally
- Circa 2 years' experience or CILEX equivalent dealing with Court of Protection work
- Some experience of wider private client/community care work would be beneficial
- Excellent client care skills including a friendly and helpful approach to dealing with queries both from clients and internally
- Some knowledge of Welfare matters/public law areas would be beneficial but is not essential
On offer is an outstanding salary package, with a competitive bonus. You will also benefit from a friendly and supportive working environment, with the opportunity to develop your career and gain exposure to a wide range of complex cases.
If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. **********@bcllegal.com
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