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Court of Protection Lawyer - Head of Department

QED Legal
£60000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client, Other

Job Details

Court of Protection Lawyer - Head of Department -  Cambridge.

A Solicitors firm with an outstanding reputation in the Cambridgeshire region is looking to add an experienced court of protection lawyer and deputy to head up their court of protection team.

Due to the senior nature of the role the successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience of working as a court of protection lawyer in their current or previous positions. 

Working with the firms private client and serious injury teams you will be expected to provide a wide range of advice and services relating to court of protection matters for the firms clients.

The benefits package on offer at this firm is excellent and includes a salary which will be based on experience but which will be very competitive and will form part of a superb overall package. Other benefits include bonus schemes, private medical cover and generous annual leave entitlement amongst other perks.

The firm is based in central Cambridge but will be able to offer a degree of home working  as part of this role for the right person.

This is a firm i have placed candidates with previously over the years and so i have consistently heard excellent feedback in terms of what a pleasant friendly and supportive culture there is within the team. I have seen first hand the progression prospects available within the practice and their approach towards staff development which leads to a very low turnover of staff.

Please apply ASAP or get in contact with Greg Whittaker at QED Legal to find out more about this opportunity. 


As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

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