Court of Protection Solicitor.
This is a newly created role at a Legal 500 firm for a specialist Court of Protection Solicitor to take over an existing caseload and be part of the Private Client department.
The firm are a panel deputy for the Office of the Public Guardian and the Court of Protection, they also have several of the Private Client fee-earners as Members of Solicitors for the Elderly, so have a particular expertise for older and vulnerable adults, dealing with complex issues relating to mental capacity, financial abuse, powers of attorney, advance decisions and Court of Protection applications.
The ideal person would have some previous experience in this area of law such as; applying for appointed deputies, or act as a deputy, offer practical advice, make decisions relating to property, finances and the welfare of the person who lacks mental capacity, prepare LPA's, set up trusts, act in contentious situations and act as an expert witness for litigation lawyers.
Given the nature of this work, you must have strong communication skills and sensitivity.
An exciting opportunity for whoever takes this role as there is huge scope and support offered to help develop this area.
If this sounds of interest then please do apply to Loraine Silvester at G2 Legal or call me for a confidential chat. 01273 289000.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Loraine Silvester at G2 Legal on 01273 289000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.