Private Client Paralegal/ Legal Assistant/ Will Writer Job - Bristol
Your new firm
Our client are looking for Private Client Paralegals/Trainee Legal Executives/Will Writers to join their team. Well known for their ethical approach and commitment to members, customers, and colleagues, this is a great opportunity to expand your network and reach you career potential. Our client offers a flexible and agile (home) working environment, so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. This role is a home working position involving some travel to one of their offices nationally. (Their Bristol office is based just outside of Bristol city centre, they are located in a very commutable location from South Wales, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.)
Your new role
In this role, you'll be responsible for writing wills and managing incoming cases. You'll communicate with clients over the phone, progressing each case through to completion, and support other colleagues within the team. You will be offered a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow and succeed in a fast-growing area of the business.
Duties will include:
* document and write wills, making sure all documentation is legally accurate and professionally written
* liaise with clients and associated professionals throughout each case
* manage an incoming case load and work with those parties involved towards the successful completion of a case
* accurately maintain client records and correspondence on our systems, making sure that all compliance and regulatory standards are met What you'll need to succeed
Within your new job, you will need experience in drafting wills and estate planning, experience of working with lasting power of attorney cases, and the ability to build strong relationships with clients. Due to the firm's high quality of work, you will also need to have high attention to detail, the confidence to really take responsibility and lead with cases, as well as the ability to manage your own caseload. You might be a trainee legal executive, paralegal or legal assistant.
What you'll get in return
This incredible opportunity provides the chance to challenge yourself, in a supportive yet challenging environment. Your will also receive a competitive salary, training, and support to help you develop, and pension with up to 10% employer contributions. An annual incentive scheme and 28 days of holiday (rising to 32 in line with service) are also bonuses to this job.
What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Rachel Trew in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.