Court of Protection Solicitor - 3 PQE+, Reading

New! - our client, a leading regional Legal 500 firm based in Berkshire, are rapidly growing and now seeking an ambitious Court of Protection Solicitor (2-3 PQE+) to enhance their highly regarded practice. The team act for a wide range of high-net worth individuals and families so this is a genuine opportunity to gain exposure to a varied and interesting caseload. This role might suit a highly motivated Associate looking for career advancement within a highly rated team outside of London. 

Typical work ranges from making COP applications and drafting LPA's to assisting on more complex matters under partner supervision. These may include assisting on high value deputyship's and private trust work,  preparing all types of applications to the COP including statutory Wills, assisting in the purchase of properties and adapting them for the needs of the client, controlling and monitoring clients’ budgets, liaising with case managers, doctors, therapists, care teams, surveyors, architects, and other specialists. You may also be  supervising tax affairs and accounts, liaising with IFA’s, running trustee meetings and preparing trustee resolutions, drafting personal injury trusts, supervising more junior members of staff and proactive marketing to secure further work for the COP team.

The firm is highly regarded and attract outstanding associates and partners from established city and regional practices looking to handle high quality work in a friendly, collegiate and regional setting. This is a unique opportunity to join a regional heavyweight firm with an enviable reputation for first class work and would suit someone looking to expand their interest in the private client and/or court-of-protection field.

We are seeking an ambitious associate who can demonstrate a consistently strong academic record. You will have a genuine appetite for business development and marketing and be familiar, and confident, advising HNWI.

You may also be involved in the drafting of personal injury trusts. The ability to take a proactive approach to marketing to assist in  securing further work for the CoP team is essential. This firm has a collegiate culture which scores consistently highly in Employee engagement metrics.

In return, you can expect a generous package and career progression.

To apply, please submit your CV via the link below or contact:  ben@stonorlegal.com

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