Court of Protection Solicitor

  • £40000 - £60000 per annum
  • Durham, County Durham
  • Permanent

Our client, a highly reputable law firm with offices in Durham, are recruiting for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a caseload of Court of Protection matters, providing expert legal advice and representation to vulnerable individuals, their families and other stakeholders. The role would suit a Solicitor with upwards of 2 years' PQE handling their own caseload of Court of Protection matters.

The firm are an employer of choice, and have an excellent reputation for their treatment of staff, staff retention, quality of work and work/ life balance. They have an excellent workforce, who really have a voice in the business, they have a great benefits package and provide genuine long term career progression opportunities.


  • A qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive, with upwards of 2 years' post qualifying experience handling a caseload of Court of Protection matters.
  • A great communicator, who can confidently deal with vulnerable clients, providing an excellent level of client care and expert advice.
  • Experience representing clients in Court of Protection proceedings.
  • A great networker, with a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Salary to £60,000 dependent on experience. Solicitors with a greater level of experience looking for a higher salary are also encouraged to apply.

Flexibility to work across a number of offices, hybrid working available.

To apply for this role, please do so via the link or contact Chloe Smith in the Private Practice East Division on 0113 467 9783.

*Please note our advertisements use PQE and salary level purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

Chloe Smith Executive Consultant

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