Wills and Probate Paralegal

Recruiter
Hamlin Knight
Location
Sheffield
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hamlin Knight is working alongside a well respected Professional Services business in the recruitment of a Wills and Probate Paralegal. This role is based in Sheffield City Centre with excellent network links from all surrounding areas of Sheffield including, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield.

Due to continued success, my client is looking to recruit an experienced Wills and Probate Paralegal for its busy office. This role would suit an experienced Paralegal with a background within Wills and Probate.


The Role:

The role requires that the Paralegal provide support to the team and also assists with fee-earning under the supervision and instruction of the Wills and Probate Head of Department and that they can manage their own caseload.

Additional duties include:

*Filing
*opening, closing, storage and retrieval of files
*Sorting through documents
*Dealing with all correspondence in and out and preparing mail and enclosures
*communicating with clients
*Drafting documents
*Preparing estate accounts/invoices
*Distributing funds

The Candidate:

*Prior working experience in a Wills and Probate team is essential
*Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential
*Familiarity with legal terminology in Wills and Probate
*Numerical skills - ability to deal with estate accounts.
*Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients via telephone and face-to-face is essential
*Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
*Ability to work effectively within a team as well as independently.
*Ability to work under pressure as and when required

The Package:

£18-20k salary
City Centre Offices
Competitive Holiday entitlement
Monday to Friday working hours
Development and training
Pension Scheme

If you feel that you match what we are looking for, then please do not hesitate to apply

Hamlin Knight is acting as a recruitment consultancy in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer

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