Probate Solicitor - Sheffield

Co op Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Probate Solicitor

up to £55,000 plus excellent benefits


Here at Co-op Legal Services our aim is to offer accessible legal advice and support without the jargon. Our clients rate us highly, and we strive to consistently provide excellent customer service at a time when people are often at their most vulnerable. We are looking for probate solicitors to join our probate team across Bristol, Manchester and Sheffield. This is an opportunity for you to join us and make each and every clients experience a great one, in a business which puts people at the heart of its strategy.

As a probate solicitor you'll join the probate operations team in a technical role with a primary focus on client service. You'll manage, from start to finish, a regular incoming case load of complex and high touch cases generated by; probate consultants out in the field, Co-op Funeralcare and enquires via the website, telephone and email. With no targeted business development work we can offer you a great work life balance in an alternative business structure, different from a private practice environment.

What you'll do

manage a caseload of quality, complex and high profile cases from start to finish including but not limited to foreign assets, business assets, high net worth estates and complex intestacies
use your technical abilities, knowledge and skills to focus on the estate administration
engage with clients by telephone and email predominantly
update case information and status on the case management system
work closely with a legal assistant and/or other case managers, effectively delegating tasks to make sure that cases are progressed efficiently
We'd love to talk to you if:

you are an NQ + PQE solicitor
you're a fellow of ILEX or STEP qualified
you've fee earning experience
you can demonstrate a strong interest in probate
you're experienced working in probate or private client
you've excellent people skills with the passion to mentor
you can deliver excellent customer service
Why Co-op?

172 years ago a group of businessmen in Rochdale created an idea that changed the world. They believed that when people work together, they're stronger. And that principles are just as important as profits. They were pioneers. And they left us a legacy that's never been more important or relevant than it is today.

We're actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from all people. But we know that simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences. And we recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We want to change the world all over again. And we know that to achieve our goal, we need to recruit teams that reflect the communities we serve. We're committed to equal opportunities, and we're re-discovering the pioneering spirit on which a British institution was built. If you believe in our purpose, then join us. And make a real contribution to the revival of an iconic British brand.

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