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JoAnne Cokayne
Permanent | Salary: £45000
Private Client Solicitor -Wills and Probate-SE3

Private Client Solicitor- Wills and Probate, £40 - £45k doe, SE3, London Our client is a leading, long-established, multi-disciplinary practice with 2 offices in SE London. Providing a range of legal services to businesses and individuals, the firm is Lexcel, ISO9001, CQS and WIQS accredited. The role Reporting to Partner and...

Private Client Solicitor -Wills and Probate-SE3

Private Client Solicitor- Wills and Probate, £40 - £45k doe, SE3, London

Our client is a leading, long-established, multi-disciplinary practice with 2 offices in SE London. Providing a range of legal services to businesses and individuals, the firm is Lexcel, ISO9001, CQS and WIQS accredited.

The role

Reporting to Partner and Head of Private Client Dept. working in a team of 5 lawyers, supported by the admin team. To provide high quality legal advice to the firm’s clients & meet financial targets by providing legal advice, running cases relating to non-contentious and legal work in all aspects of Wills & Probate including:

Wills

  • Drafting Wills                                    
  • Tax liability                                         
  • Advising on IHT and CGT
  • Terms and implications of Wills
  • Tax planning

Probate

  • Winding up and administering estates
  • Preparing tax forms and probate accounts
  • Accurate and regular cost estimates and ensuring procedures for anti-money laundering are adhered to
  • Preparing Deeds of Variation
  • Advising on IHT and CGT

Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Orders

  • Preparation of, and advising clients on, and obtaining them
  • Having knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Making application to the Court of Protection

Trusts

  • Drafting and advising on trust deeds/ settlements
  • Advising on the tax implications of trust deeds
  • Drafting declaration of trust for income tax and CGT purposes

What are they looking for?

  • Qualified Solicitor or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • Minimum 2 years’ PQE in Wills & Probate or equivalent
  • Accustomed to running own caseload independently
  • Accustomed to meeting defined financial targets
  • Development of new clients for the Firm
  • Accustomed to visiting clients at home and in hospital/care

If you think this role would be a good fit and you have the required skills/experience and would like to learn more about this opportunity, or other opportunities in the market, please contact Jo Cokayne on jo@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 0208 464 2565.

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

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