Private Client Solicitor

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Law Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Leilani Reader

  • Salary high:

    999999

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    351

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-10

Probate Solicitor/Fee Earner

Romford, Essex

3 years + PQE

Up to £45k plus benefits and bonus

 

Our client is a leading local Essex based law firm with a formidable reputation. With 3 of their departments mentioned within Legal 500, the firm is well regarded within the community. They are now looking to add to the team with a strong new Probate fee earner.

 

The Role

 

Focusing on Probate matters, the role will encompass:

  • Taking initial instructions from executors/administrators and advising on relevant procedures. Advising on terms of the Will/rules of intestacy.
  • Considering any contentious issues which may arise and advising accordingly, including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 or issues of capacity
  • Establishing the values of the estates including arranging for valuations of property and shares.
  • Applying for Grants of Probate/Letters of Administration, including drafting the appropriate forms of oath.
  • Dealing with high net worth estates drafting IHT400 and accompanying schedules and complex estate accounts.
  • Drafting Deeds of Variation

 

What you need to succeed?

  • 3 years+ of Probate work
  • Looking to join a family friendly and flexible local law firm
  • Clear career progression within the department
  • The firm will consider a part time/job share for this role.

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Leilani Reader at leilani@lrlegalrecruitment.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642511 (office hours) or 07974429861 (out of office hours).

 

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

*We require a lawyer who has gained the necessary experience for the position advertised. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE