Paralegal

Location
Wantage
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Court of Protection is the only body that can make decisions on behalf of people who lack capacity; make declarations regarding capacity; make decisions on serious issues about healthcare and treatment; make decisions about property and financial affairs and appoint a Deputy to have ongoing decision making powers. Involving the Court of Protection is often a lengthy and complicated process. The specialist Court of Protection team at Coffin Mew manages complex cases involving catastrophic brain injury and clients multi million pound estates. We have a Court of Protection Panel Deputy and also advise lay Deputies on various issues and applications.

Responsibilities

  • This is an exciting opportunity to provide valuable support to a growing team. 
  • The role will be a fee earning position and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the Team. 
  • You will also be required to assist with marketing and business development. 

About You

  • To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on all associated costs.
  • Assisting professional Deputy in relation to both financial and health and welfare as part of a trusted support network for vulnerable people
  • Assisting and advising lay Deputies
  • Management of financial affairs under Powers of Attorney
  • Creation and management of personal injury trusts.

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