Private Client Legal Executive OR NQ Solicitor OR Experienced Paralega

Recruiter
Ashville Knight
Location
East Sussex, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jul 2019
Closes
11 Jul 2019
Ref
1178474529
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Private Client Legal Executive OR NQ Solicitor OR Experienced Paralegal

Salary competitive and dependent on experience

This well-established, highly reputable firm in the Brighton area are currently seeking a Private Client Legal Executive or Newly Qualified Solicitor or Paralegal to join their busy and profitable team, proactively continuing to contribute to the developing department.

Applicants will have strong experience dealing with private client matters across the board. The chosen candidate ideally will have been running a caseload and fee earning, with supervision and happy to be involved in networking and business development.

Areas of focus will include:

- Wills drafting
- Probate administration
- Court of Protection / LPA
- Tax planning and advice
- Trust set up and administration
- Limited contentious probate work

Ideally candidates will hold STEP or SFE accreditations, be working towards these or have a desire to undertake this.

Duties will include:

- Independently managing own varied caseload of private client matters
- Responsibility for providing high quality, timely, professional advice on Wills, Probate and Estate administration, Inheritance Planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Work, Trusts and some Contentious Probate Work.
- Promoting a compassionate and sensitive disposition client experience when dealing with the elderly or incapacitated.
- Proactively networking and marketing within the team to generate new business and reputation.
- Attending clients in their own environment as required.
- Responsibility for mentoring and assisting more junior team members.
- Maintaining good billings records within the team

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