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Position: Private Client Solicitor
Location: Heart of London
Salary £: dependent upon experience
Reward Recruitment is partnered with a Lexcel Accredited law firm based in the heart of London with 2 other office across the south of England, who has developed an outstanding reputation across the south of England. This firm is known for its professional and friendly culture and client and people centricity. As part of an ambitious growth strategy, the firm is currently recruiting talented people to join their passionate team and to provide a first-rate service whilst maintaining an ethical approach.
Key responsibilities include:
- Types of wills and the importance of Revocation and Alteration of a will
- The intestacy rules
- When the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 applies. Litigation aspects that can arise and advice to clients generally when drafting wills, the issues that arise from time to time in respect of the Act.
- Beneficiaries and beneficial entitlement
- Post death variations and the Frankland Trap
- Foreign property and wills
- Applying for and obtaining the grant and the different types of grants
- Administration of the estate including drafting the IHT400, 205 and related forms, oaths, correspondence
- Post death variations and disclaimers and the tax implications
- Income tax in the period to the date of death and during the administration of the estate. Computation of income tax and capital gains tax in the period to the date of death and in the administration of estates, computation of capital gains tax
- Inheritance tax on lifetime transfers, agricultural and business property relief, an overview of IHT and calculating IHT.
- Format of Estate Accounts and drawing estate accounts
- Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work
- Briefing Counsel on a range of Private Client Issues
- Fixed interest, discretionary and purpose trusts
- Implied and resulting trusts
- Constructive trusts and the principles of proprietary estoppel
- Charitable trusts
- Office, duties and powers of Trustees
- Taxation of trusts
- The foreign element: Residence and Domicile
- Variation of Trusts and principles applicable