about 1 year ago
Salary: £Market rate depending on experience
Court of Protection Solicitor (0-2 year pqe) OR
Experienced CoP Legal Executive
Experience and training required
We are seeking a junior CoP Solicitor or an experienced Legal Executive who has a genuine interest in Court of Protection work and would be keen to work in this area.
Exceptional client relationship skills and the ability to understand the range and type of client so as to identify needs is essential. Experience of a Clinical Negligence/catastrophic claims environment would be an advantage but common sense and a practical approach is more beneficial.
Assisting Ruth Meyer and her team with high value deputyships and private trust work, preparing all types of applications to the COP including statutory Wills, assisting in the purchase of properties and adapting them for the needs of the client, controlling and monitoring clients’ budgets, liaising with case managers, doctors, therapists, care teams, surveyors, architects, and other specialists, supervising tax affairs and accounts, liaising with IFA’s, attending trustee meetings, taking notes and assisting with the preparation of trustee resolutions, drafting personal injury trusts. The ability to take a proactive approach to marketing to assist in securing further work for the CoP team.
Other information and volume of work
This is a permanent role with future promotion prospects for an outstanding candidate. We are a friendly team which has a genuine empathy for the clients that we assist.