Are you able to deliver great customer service?  Do you thrive on a job well-done?  We have an opening for a lawyer to work in our Court of Protection team, within our expanding Personal Wealth department.

The Role

You will be responsible for assisting the Court of Protection Solicitor with clients, many of whom have a brain injury or a serious illness.  You will deal with preparing applications to the Court of Protection for the appointment of a deputies.  Your role includes responding to telephone enquiries from clients and supportive daily financial administration, preparing annual deputyship reports, visiting clients in their home, care home and hospital settings as well as producing financial reports and budgets.

The Person

We are looking for a solicitor (0-4 years PQE) or a Chartered Legal Executive.  You will have experience of applying to the Court of Protection for Property and Financial Affairs Deputyships.  If you have experience of dealing with benefits, that will be valuable.  Above all, we are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and who are great at dealing with people.  You need to be able to drive and have access to a vehicle in order to visit clients.  You will have excellent IT and communication skills.

You will be located in our offices at Parker’s Piece at the heart of Cambridge.

Does this sound like you? If so, then please get in touch with Lynn Roberson or provide your CV and cover letter for this position by email to

You can learn more about our growing, successful Personal Wealth Team at: Barr Ellison Personal Wealth Team.

Firm description

Barr Ellison is a full service law firm at the heart of the City of Cambridge. Cambridge has a flourishing and diverse economy. It is a centre of excellence for academic research and has an international reputation for the pioneering work carried out especially in technology and life sciences. The vibrant tech sector stretches from start-ups to global brands. Underpinning the cutting edge work that makes Cambridge unique is a broad spectrum of businesses that contribute to a dynamic commercial environment.