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Private Client Solicitor

Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Industry:
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
REF: 897039
Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a qualified ambitious Solicitor, Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or Paralegal with experience of private client law at fee earning level to work for an established and professional law firm in Kettering.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertaking fee earning work in the Wills & Probate department to provide quality advice to clients
  • Responsible for providing high quality, timely and professional advice for Wills, Probate and Estate administration and Trusts
  • Handling Lasting Powers of Attorney, both types
  • Dealing with a mixed caseload and advising the elderly and vulnerable clients including Court of Protection work
  • Responsible for Inheritance Tax, including preparation and submission of returns
  • Responsible for Income Tax, including preparation and submission of the returns
  • Conducting files efficiently whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Working with a good client base of long established customers with the ability to develop new clients via networking and referrals

Skills and experience required:

  • Solicitor, Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or Paralegal with over 2 years' experience in Private Client work
  • Previous experience of Solicitors for the Elderly will be an advantage
  • Experience of managing your own caseload
  • Well organised and able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent relationship building skills and communication
  • Strong client management skills, professionalism and integrity
  • STEP member or willing to apply to be a full member

Salary and benefits:

  • £30,000 - 35,000