Probate Solicitor/Fee Earner

Adept Recruitment Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Full Time or Part Time

Estbilised law firm with offices in Hartfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Outline of role

The successful candidate will be taking over caseload of wills, trusts and probate work, including (but not limited to) wills and inheritance tax planning, estate administration, powers of attorney, contentious probate, care of the elderly, deeds of variation and asset preservation.


  • Qualified solicitors or CILEX
  • Experience of working within Probate

Day to day duties

  • Handling caseload of at least 1600 files
  • Deal with clients requiring advice on wills, probate and trusts in person
  • Provide written advice to the client, where necessary, and manage the client’s expectations
  • Maintain proper diary systems i.e. court dates (where appropriate), limitation dates and timetables set by courts and manage clients through use of the diary
  • Produce documents and instructions
  • Negotiate with other parties
  • Undertake own advocacy at hearings where appropriate

To Apply

Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought


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Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability

to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

& an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment

Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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