We are recruiting for a solicitor within our Court of Protection team.
GT Stewart Solicitors and Advocates is a Legal 500 and Chambers UK recommended firm.
The successful candidate will be experienced in Court of Protection cases concerning health and welfare. They will be able to advise clients regarding challenges to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) authorisations. They will also be familiar with advising clients regarding capacity, best interests and bringing proceedings to the Court of Protection when appropriate.
It is advantageous if the candidate has experience in preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney and applications for deputyship.
It is also advantageous if the candidate has experience in other areas of law, such as mental health or community care law.
The successful candidate will also be experienced in working within legal aid funding and knowledgeable regarding the legal aid provision for Court of Protection work.
The role is based in our City of London office which is a short walk from Blackfriars or St Pauls underground stations. The role will sometimes involve travel out of the office to visit clients within and outside of London.
Candidates should have experience of working with vulnerable clients and also have a strong academic background.
This position is permanent and on a full time basis with an immediate start.
Salary and benefits will be dependant on experience or potential of the candidate. Please send your CV and covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.orgApply now