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Court of Protection Partner

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Berkshire, Reading
£90000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client

Job Details

This Top 200 firm is seeking to appoint a Senior Court of Protection Solicitor to join at the Partner level and work alongside their industry leading lawyers in Reading.

In light of the team's continued success and growth, the Thames Valley team is looking for a high-performing individual to join their ranks.

The firm:

This Top 200 firm has become well established as one of the most successful full-service regional firms and has been awarded the UK Regional Law Firm of the Year award multiple times.

They have a different culture compared to that of most similar sized practices; they have a much more relaxed, collaborative, and forward-thinking culture.
Staff value more in the way of work-life balance and flexibility. They invest heavily in their workforce and are very progressive; their learning and development program is widely respected in the legal sector and has been recognised by several industry awards.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Court of Protection Partner into their Reading office.

This role would be ideal for a Senior Associate that would like a step up in responsibility or an existing Partner with a caseload of deputyships.
The team provides the comprehensive service required to set up and manage deputyships within the Court of Protection. They can act as professional deputies and assist with Court of Protection procedures where the deputy is a family member.

In the role you will be responsible for managing and coordinating Deputyships across the firm and taking on the bulk of existing Deputyship work as well as acting as a Trustee. Exemplary client care skills, and the necessary emotional intelligence, as well as the ability to build and develop strong relationships with a wide range of people are key.


  • You will be a Senior Court of Protection Lawyer or existing Partner with at least 7 years PQE
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • You will have first-class communication and have an eye for detail
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an exciting opportunity for a Court of Protection Partner to join this flourishing, Legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Reading.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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