Head of Court of Protection

Head of Court of Protection

This leading, national law firm is currently looking to hire a Head of Department for its Court of Protection department. This firm has offices across the North and will require visits to all locations but can be based on a hybrid basis out of the Leeds office. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor to lead and develop a well-established Court of Protection and Private Client team, delivering the plans and strategies for the department.

You will need to have the required skills and experience to be appointed as a Director of the Trust Corporation and be a qualified Solicitor, along with experience of successfully leading a Court of Protection Team and running a wide variety of Deputyship and Trust matters.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing L100 firm that offers a great work-life balance, fabulous benefits, and will support you and your goals. Alongside a competitive salary, it has an attractive benefits package to include:

A bonus scheme paid yearly of up to 12% of your basic salary
Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option
Life Assurance Policy
Medicash policy to cover some dental, optical, and other medical expenses
35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have the option to purchase up to 3 extra days, holiday per year
Long service award 3 days extra holidays after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment
Enhanced company sick and maternity pay scheme
Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
Varied calendar of funded company social events
Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and IVF schemes
Monthly voucher awards
Main Responsibilities for the role:

Ensure that the team achieves their agreed performance targets by using consistent and clear leadership in the management of individuals KPIs
Ensure the management of all client cases, in compliance with relevant external supervision requirements
Provide inspirational leadership to the Court of Protection & Private Client team including recruitment, motivation, training and supporting of team members as required
Implement and monitor departmental plans
Support the budgeting process for Court of Protection & Private Client
Lead the Court of Protection & Private Client department directly managing the departments operational needs working with our cost and finances team to manage all key reporting metrics
Coach, develop and support managers to achieve excellent people leadership practice
To run a reduced load of circa. 25% of a full capacity numbers varying in value and technicality
Dealing with all aspects of the lifecycle of the trust and deputyship matters
If you meet the above criteria, I encourage you to apply directly via the link. For further details, please contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal.

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