Job Advert: Switalskis Solicitors

We are seeking an experienced Court of Protection Practitioner (Legal Executive or Solicitor) to join our expanding Court of Protection Health & Welfare team. The position is full time and will be based at our Huddersfield office.    

The successful applicant will be a core member of the team providing essential legal advice, guidance and support to patients who lack capacity to make decisions on such as their daily care, residence, contact, medical treatment, consent to sexual relations,  deprivation of liberty and community care issues.

We have a strong focus on mental health law and contentious court of protection work with experienced senior solicitors whom you would be under the supervision of. 

Applicants will be required to show that you hold the ability to build and develop strong relationships with a wide range of people and possess a compassionate approach to acting in the best interests of vulnerable clients. You will also be required to demonstrate that you have a genuine passion for this area of law.

Further details on our Court of Protection Health & Welfare Team can be found on our website at

Switalskis Solicitors are proud to offer competitive salaries, flexible working hours and generous benefits which include, a Company Pension scheme, BUPA wellbeing plan, Group Life, Group Critical Illness and Group Income Protection cover as well as membership to the staff reward scheme Perkbox.  Further details can also be found on the careers page of our website.

If you feel you are just the fit for the role, please do apply by emailing your CV and covering letter to our HR Manager

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