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Private Client Legal Executive or Paralegal

Posted 21 February by The Workshop Easy Apply Ended

Private Client Legal Executive or Paralegal

Our client, a well-established family run firm are seeking a bright and professional Paralegal or Legal Executive to support Partners and the department.

The team requires a paralegal to assist on all issues relating to private client work. The role comes with a high level of responsibility and you will also have direct client contact. The role will suit a keen and enthusiastic individual who is able to demonstrate previous employment experience within a law firm.

Main Duties:

  • The administration of estates
  • Succession and Tax planning
  • Assisting solicitors with administration of High value and complex estates
  • Wills
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Applications to the Court of Protection

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills are required as the role will involve the efficient and cost effective management of multiple files, often working to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to demonstrate understanding of our clients' needs and expectations;
  • Good communications skills are also crucial as the successful candidate will have regular client contact and will often be required to explain complex areas of law in a simple and coherent way.
  • Focussed attention to detail, speed and accuracy are important for all written documentation;
  • The candidate should be a team player and contribute to the continued success of the team

Desirable Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience within Private Client would be an advantage, particularly dealing with all tax matters within a probate, inheritance and succession planning, Trusts, preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Administration of Estates.
  • Preferably a member or STEP

Required skills

  • Previous relevant experience

Reference: 34528874

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