Court of Protection Paralegal

Posted 6 April by The Workshop Easy Apply

Court of Protection Paralegal - London Bridge

This well-established Legal 500 practice are looking to recruit a Paralegal to join their highly regarded Court of Protection team to provide support and assist 2 fee-earners in a busy role covering a range of Court of Protection matters.

Main Duties:

  • To assist in the provision of administrative and legal services for clients.
  • Attend clients at hospitals, care homes and in their home
  • Provide friendly day to day contact with clients and an efficient service for their individual lifestyle requirements
  • Produce plain English letters, witness statements, court applications and other documents as required
  • Make regular payments to clients and keep accurate schedules of these payments. Also forecast forward spending and creating of budgets
  • Manage professionally and confidentially, written and telephone correspondence with clients, other solicitors and third parties
  • Delegate and supervise tasks where appropriate
  • To assist where requested the provision of legal advice to clients, under supervision. Take notes in client meetings
  • Continue to develop your legal ability

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills are required as the role will involve the efficient and cost effective management of multiple files, often working to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to demonstrate understanding of our clients' needs and expectations;
  • Good communications skills are also crucial as the successful candidate will have regular client contact and will often be required to explain complex areas of law in a simple and coherent way.
  • Focussed attention to detail, speed and accuracy are important for all written documentation;
  • The candidate should be a team player and contribute to the continued success of the team

Desirable Skills:

  • Court of Protection knowledge
  • Experience of working in a Court of Protection role

Required skills

  • Previous relevant experience

Reference: 34849820

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