Private Client Paralegal

Hove, UK
19 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Private Client Paralegal

Hove, East Sussex

Our client, a well-established, leading Legal 500 and Chambers accredited firm are seeking a bright and professional fee earning Paralegal to support the Private Client Solicitor 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 probate 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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