Court of Protection Solicitor (Health & Welfare)

Simpson Millar

London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Advertised Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum (DOE/PQE)

Ref#: 144432

Our Court of Protection team is nationally recognised and seen as one of the strongest teams with the most dedicated solicitors in the country. We’re currently looking for an experienced Solicitors (ideally 2+ years’ PQE) to join our contentious Health and Welfare team.

This role is on a hybrid working arrangement with a mix of work from home and in the London office depending on what it is right for you and your clients.

Role/Responsibilities: For this role, due of the nature of the types of clients we deal with, you will need to be empathetic and have the ability to communicate with the most vulnerable of clients. You’ll need to have an understanding of funding streams for packages of care including continuing health care and local authority funding.

You’ll be able to manage a high-volume caseload across a variety of matters and clearly you’ll work in a compliant and efficient manner. For the more senior employees, you’ll also have the opportunity to supervise the casework of more junior staff in the team.

This is a unique opportunity to work alongside some of the recognised leaders in this field and would be an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop and expand their knowledge and expertise in this area.

Anyone with links to referrers of Court of Protection work would be seen as an added bonus, but it’s not essential so don’t let it put you off applying. What’s important is you have a detailed knowledge of Court of Protection work and the right attitude and personality to provide a high quality of advice within this dedicated area of law.

Why join Simpson Millar? Life at Simpson Millar offers you the chance to work in a welcoming, friendly firm with teams of people who enjoy working together to make a difference to our clients.

Our Public Law team has many Chambers and Legal 500 recognised solicitors who will work with you to help develop your career. You'll get exposure to high quality, challenging work and get hands on experience from day one whilst working within a supportive and grown-up environment where you’ll be encouraged to use all of your talents in order to achieve the best results for our clients.

Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum (DOE/PQE)
Benefits: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, the option to buy and sell holidays, hybrid working, company pension, sick pay, life assurance, employee assist program and many more

At Simpson Millar our Culture is key for us, it drives us and makes us who we are. We’re lawyers who exist to help people with their legal needs today and to improve the way the law works for people in the future. We provide trusted expert legal advice, quickly and clearly, every time.

There is change going on within the legal industry and in our firm too, so we need people who are adaptable to this, who embrace change and see the opportunity. The future of our business is one that is technology and data driven, so we need people who have the mindset and technological expertise to grow with us. But most of all we need team players who will be willing to work with others, but are accountable for their own work, and who want to achieve great results for both our firm and especially our clients.

If this sounds like something you’d like to explore then please get in touch, initially by sending a copy of your CV, and then one of our recruitment team will contact you direct.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Simpson Millar we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align perfectly with every element in the advert, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or for other roles in our firm.

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