Court of Protection Solicitor (Property & Affairs)

Simpson Millar

Manchester

Advertised Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 (DOE / PQE) plus on target bonus

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We are looking for a NQ-4 years’ PQE Solicitor / Legal Executive to join our Court of Protection, with experience of applying for and managing Deputyships, Personal Injury and Wills Trusts and advising a Trust Corporation and lay clients.


So why should you be interested in joining Simpson Millar?


Working within Simpson Millar offers you the chance to work in a welcoming friendly environment, a fun, vibrant atmosphere, with teams of highly rated people who enjoy working together to make a difference to their clients. Our specialist Property & Affairs COP team actually falls within our renowned Public Law team, so you’ll be working alongside Chambers and Legal 500 listed experts in their field.


Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per annum plus an on target bonus (DOE / PQE)

Benefits: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, the option to buy and sell holidays, a flexible working environment, with a mix of work from home and in the office depending on what it is right for you and your clients, company pension, sick pay, life assurance, employee assist program and many more


And in return what are we looking for? 

  • A knowledge of Court of Protection property & affairs work including managing files prior to the settlement of personal injury litigation.
  • Experience of statutory will and other relevant Court of Protection applications including drafting applications and all supporting documents.
  • Experience of advising on LPA.
  • An understanding of funding streams for packages of care including continuing health care and local authority funding. 
  • Knowledge of relevant personal taxes, benefits and other matters connected to personal finances. 
  • Experience of PI trust set up and management desirable


If the above sounds like you and you’d be interested in hearing more then please click apply.


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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