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Court of Protection Solicitor

, JBCOPS/1010
, Location: London and Home Counties
, Job type: Permanent
, Area of Expertise: Court of Protection

This is an exciting opportunity for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join a well-established law firm in London and the Home Counties.

There are positions all around the south of the UK currently available.

The role will involve managing own caseload, and will include:
o Section 16 Mental Capacity Act cases regarding Care, Contact, Residence, Sexual Relations and Medical Treatment issues
o Section 21A Mental Capacity Act appeals, challenging Deprivations of Liberty
o Deputyships, Statutory Wills, Trusts, Litigation Support and Health and Welfare matters
o You will also be expected to support the Paralegals in the team with their cases

The ideal candidate will:
o Be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive, at least 3 years PQE with a current Practising Certificate
o Specialise in Court of Protection Health and Welfare work
o Able to build relationships with others in the team and also external parties

This is an opportunity for a Solicitor to join a well-established firm who will offer an excellent salary and the opportunity to progress for the right candidate.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Telephone: 01772 208969

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