Private Client Legal Assistant or Paralegal

Recruiter
ashvilleknight
Location
Tunbridge Wells, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
07 Sep 2019
Ref
1218369453
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Private Client Legal Assistant or Paralegal

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Our client, a well-established, leading Legal 500 firm are seeking a bright and professional Paralegal or Legal Assistant to support the fee earners in the Probate department.

The team requires a paralegal to assist on all issues relating to probate and estate administration work. The role comes with a high level of responsibility and you will also have direct client contact. The role will suit a keen and enthusiastic individual who is able to demonstrate previous employment experience within a law firm.

Main Duties:
  • The administration of estates
  • Grant of Probate Applications
  • Tracing missing beneficiaries
  • Wills, estate management and trusts

Personal Characteristics:
  • Strong organisational and time management skills are required as the role will involve the efficient and cost effective management of multiple files, often working to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to demonstrate understanding of our clients' needs and expectations;
  • Good communications skills are also crucial as the successful candidate will have regular client contact and will often be required to explain complex areas of law in a simple and coherent way.
  • Focussed attention to detail, speed and accuracy are important for all written documentation;
  • The candidate should be a team player and contribute to the continued success of the team

Desirable Skills:
  • A minimum of 1 years' experience within Private Client would be an advantage, particularly within Probate
  • To be able to handle your own caseload of files
  • High attention to detail
  • Great client care skills and communication

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