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Wills/LPA Writer Paralegal

Employer
Sue Ross Recruitment Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Wills-LPA Writer /Paralegal on behalf of a successful, multi-site law firm for their office based in Sheffield city centre. You will be expected to build and run a caseload of wills, probate and trusts work, including (but not limited to) wills and inheritance tax planning, estate administration, powers of attorney, contentious probate, care of the elderly, deeds or variation and asset preservation.

Duties will include:

• Deal with correspondence and telephone queries

• Deal with clients requiring wills, trusts and probate advice in person

• Provide written advice to the client, where necessary

• Maintain proper diary systems

• Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports

• Negotiate settlements with other parties

• Attend court alone or with counsel, and conduct own advocacy where

necessary

• Brief counsel, where necessary/appropriate

• Assess clients for public funding/legal representation

• Submit interim and final bills on a regular basis

• Liaise with the Legal Aid Agency

• Type own letters and documents and carry out own admin

• Check and action files for review

• Deal with ledger print outs for files and closing files

To be considered for this role, you must have experience of conducting own caseload of Wills and Probate, experience of preparing bills and the knowledge/experience of accounts procedures e.g. requesting cheques, closing files, payments on accounts.

For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you.

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment
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