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Wills & Probate Solicitor

Wills & Probate Solicitor

Job Title: Wills & Probate Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 896416
Contact Name: Ben Young
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a qualified ambitious Private Client Lawyer to work for an established and professional full service law firm in Leicestershire.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertaking fee earning work in the Wills and Probate department to provide quality advice to clients
  • Responsible for providing high quality, timely and professional advice for wills, probate and estate administration, inheritance planning, LPA, court of protection work, trusts and contentious probate work
  • Dealing with a mixed caseload and advising the elderly
  • Responsible for attending clients at other offices, hospitals, care homes and client homes
  • Conducting files efficiently whilst maintaining confidentiality always
  • 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 with over 1 years + PQE in private client work or FCILEx qualification
  • The ideal candidate will be STEP qualified or be keen to become STEP qualified
  • Demonstrable evidence of experience working in wills and probate
  • Experience in powers of attorney and dealing with all probate issues
  • 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
  • Ability to network

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary