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Paralegal – Court of Protection (Health & Welfare)

Salary: £17,500+ dependent upon experience with extensive benefits
Closing date: 26/06/2021

Your work will mainly consist of assisting the solicitors in the team by drafting documents, evaluating and assessing case information, dealing with the Legal Aid Agency and helping with case funding, dealing/speaking with clients and liaising with various third parties and professionals.

We expect a pro-active approach, excellent client care skills, efficient working and attention to detail. The role will require you to work as an individual and as part of a team.

Experience is desirable but not essential, training will be provided.

Application is by CV and covering letter (see below).

Please note that the majority of our Court of Protection team are currently working from home, however there will be a requirement for you to attend our Newcastle office initially for induction and training purposes to ensure you settle in and get to know our procedures. Our office is COVID-Secure – you can view our risk assessments here. However, it is also expected you will be able to work from home in a safe, secure way when necessary. This is a full time, permanent role which will be based at our Newcastle office when government guidelines allow reopening.

Job description and person specification below.

  1. Job Description – Paralegal (Court of Protection)
  2. Person Specification – Paralegal (Court of Protection)

The successful candidate would be expected to commit to the role for a minimum of one year.

We value our staff highly and offer excellent support, training and career progression, flexible working practices and a friendly environment. A full list of the benefits on offer can be found on our careers page.

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