Paralegal - Wills & Probate

4 days left

Location
Pontypridd
Salary
£15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Ref
00075938
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Legal
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
This Niche Private Client firm currently has a vacancy for a paralegal in their Private Client team with working patterns between 8.45am and 5.15pm.

The role will involve managing a caseload of files, to include: -

In addition to supporting the fee earners in the department and being able to manage a file with supervision, you will also require the following ability:

- Communicating on the telephone and corresponding with clients, beneficiaries, asset holders, HM Revenue & Customs, HMCTS and other third parties
- Drafting legal documents
- Preparing tax calculations and HMRC returns
- Preparing accounts
- Undertaking legal research, as required.
- Working to strict deadlines and service level agreements using a case management system
- Working proactively to conclude cases in a timely and sensitive manner
- Working with Solicitors and Associates to develop and maintain effective client relationships
- Managing own case load as well as supporting other fee earners
- Advising on the law relating to wills, trusts, estates and tax
- Drafting Wills
- Lasting Powers of Attorneys
- Knowledge of Court of Protection and Mental Capacity Act

Experience of non-contentious probate work, in particular, estates administration, is advantageous.

The role will involve communication with clients via the telephone and face to face contact, therefore inter-personal and listening skills are essential.

The individual will also have sound organisational, written and time management skills as well as a good eye for detail.

The ideal candidate will be an LPC graduate who has undertaken the private client elective, or holds similar academic achievement.

You must hold a full licence and access to a car due to the nature of the role.

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