Court of Protection Paralegal

Location
Crawley, West Sussex, RH10
Salary
£16,000 per annum
Posted
18 Jan 2018
Closes
27 Jan 2018
Sector
Legal
Function
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Role: Court of Protection Paralegal Location: Crawley Salary: Up to £20k Dependent on experience An opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and motivated junior paralegal to join a well-established Private Client Team within a highly regarding and leading regional multi service firm, to be based in their West Sussex office. The role will involve managing a busy caseload principally within Court of Protection and Power of Attorney matters, under supervision, aiding Fee Earners and acting on behalf of a wide range of individuals. The successful junior paralegal will gain exposure to a range of duties including liaising with clients and third parties in relation to the day to day aspects of managing the affairs of vulnerable people, paying invoices, reviewing care arrangements and financial matters, dealing with the assessment of costs, preparing applications to Court of Protection and preparing annual attorney/deputyship accounts. Skills & Experience Essential: At least 12 months previous work experience in legal environment within a similar role or sector At least some practical experience dealing with Vulnerable Clients Preferred: Strong Academics A genuine interest in Court of Protection and Private Client work Personal requirements: Excellent interpersonal skills Confident and outgoing Practical, solution-focused approach Commercial awareness A clean driving license and the willingness to travel to other offices to attend client meetings Apply now for Immediate consideration. Circle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Earn yourself a referral bonus if you refer somebody else who fills the role We also offer an iPad if you refer a new client to us and we recruit for them. Follow us on Facebook - Circle Recruitment , Twitter - Circle_Rec and LinkedIn - Circle Recruitment.

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