Court of Protection Solicitor

Posted 9 April by Service Care Solutions Easy Apply Featured
Court of Protection Solicitor

Location: Huddersfield
Job Type: Permanent Full Time/Part time
Area of Expertise: Community Care
Salary: £25,000 - 35,000+ DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a Court of Protection Solicitor within an award-winning Top Tier firm in Huddersfield. The Firm is passionate about making a difference to peoples' lives through innovation and forward thinking. You will be working within their Court of Protection department as a solicitor running your own caseload with a particular focus on Legal Aid supervision, Services for Children, Carers Rights and Needs.

Responsibilities:
*Advise on community care assessments
*Conduct Judicial Reviews
*Provide advice on Care Act services
*Advise on NHS Continuing Healthcare and provision in particular with its use in social care
*Advise on eligibility for legal aid
*Competently use the CCMS
*Advise on the Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection matters
*Advise on deprivation of liberty challenges
*Conduct your own advocacy
*Actively participate in business development.
*Keep up to date on legislative changes and identify and undertake any training and development as required
Requirements:
*Degree or equivalent
*At least 1 year PQE or qualified legal executive
*Excellent client care skills
*Experience of Legal Aid supervision, Services for Children, Carers Rights and Needs essential.
*Knowledgeable in assessing legal aid eligibility
*Experienced in business development
Benefits:
*5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
*Pension
*Flexible working
Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations
*Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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Required skills

  • elderly
  • mental health
  • solicitor
  • lawyer
  • family
  • community care
  • private client
  • court of protection
  • legal executive
  • barrister
  • trustee
  • vulnerable
  • birth injury
  • serious injury
  • deputyship

Reference: 34858392

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