Job Advert: Guile Nicholas

GN Law, Court of Protection Department


We are looking for a solicitor to join our expanding and dynamic Court of Protection team. Our team currently consists of three solicitors (including one director, Maria Nicholas) and three trainee solicitors.

We are Lexcel accredited, and have contracts with the LAA in community care and mental health. We have been rated Category 1 (Excellence) for Court of Protection in our most recent peer review. We primarily represent ‘P’ in welfare cases, most frequently instructed on ‘P’s behalf by the Official Solicitor. We also represent family members.

We are looking for a solicitor (0-5 years PQE) to work alongside Maria Nicholas. Our ideal candidate will be conscientious, driven, organised, and someone who works well in a team. Experience of mental capacity matters and welfare issues in the Court of Protection is essential.

Salary: £34,000-£38,000, depending on experience and qualification. We also offer private health insurance and an excellent pension package.

Application by CV and covering letter to Maria Nicholas at Please confirm in your application where you have seen this advertisement.

Closing date for applications: 1 March 2017

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