Job: Paralegal – Court of Protection

Published
1st April 2021
Location
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Area of Law
  • Private Client
Type of Lawyer
  • Paralegal
Salary
£23000 - £32000 per annum
Work Hours
Full-time
Reference No:
BH-27858
Start Date
2021-03-31 00:00:00
Contact Email
gary@qedlegal.com
Contact
Gary Longmate
Contact Phone
01903 333100
Region
South East

Description

Paralegal - Court of Protection

Basingstoke

£23000 - £32000 

A great opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join one of the leading Court of Protection teams in the region. 

The Firm

The firm a UK Legal 100 firm with established offices across the UK as well as an international reach the court of protection team have a huge amount of experience and deal with challenging and interesting work.

Role Overview

As a Paralegal on the team you will work alongside and support experienced solicitors who advise individuals, their families, carers, trustees, beneficiaries and other professionals on a broad range of issues arising from catastrophic personal injury (including serious brain injury) with high value compensation awards. 

They work closely with the Court of Protection, the individuals and their families to ensure all decisions are made in their best interests. The work largely focuses on financial management, but the team are also involved with matters of welfare such as care funding, benefits, deprivation of liberty, special education and generally issues relating to capacity. 

Key aspects of the position: 

  • Working closely with highly regarded COP lawyers
  • Preparing court applications, managing financial deputyship
  • Preparing annual reports (to the OPG)
  • Preparing and monitoring annual budgets

The Ideal Candidate

This role would suit an experienced Paralegal with prior experience acquired on a COP team with good technical knowledge ideally with understanding of OPG Deputyship standards. Naturally you will consider yourself highly organised, enjoy working in a busy yet rewarding role and a good all round communicator with a professional approach to your.

On Offer

Working for one of the best teams in the region dealing with challenging yet rewarding cases, with plenty of opportunity to develop your own career further including the support for further professional qualifications. Easily accessible and modern offices providing a good quality working environment, you would be joining a very cohesive team who would really appreciate the support of someone who can bring similar enthusiasm and professionalism.

If you would like to be immediately considered for this position please contact Gary at QED Legal or simply apply direct through this ad today.

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