Private Client Paralegal

  • ashvilleknight
  • Camberley, UK
  • 01 Nov, 2020
Full Time Legal

Job Description

Private Client Paralegal

Camberley, Surrey

Up to £23,000

Our client, a highly regarded firm with a specialist Private Client team are seeking a bright and professional Paralegal to support Partners and Solicitors in their Camberley office.

The team requires a paralegal to assist on all issues relating to private client work. The role comes with a good level of responsibility and you will also have direct client contact. The role will suit a keen and enthusiastic individual who is able to demonstrate previous employment experience within a law firm in a Private Client department.

Main Duties:

  • The administration of estates
  • Succession and Tax planning
  • Assisting solicitors with administration of High value and complex estates
  • Wills
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Applications to the Court of Protection

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills are required as the role will involve the efficient and cost-effective management of multiple files, often working to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to demonstrate understanding of our clients' needs and expectations;
  • Good communications skills are also crucial as the successful candidate will have regular client contact and will often be required to explain complex areas of law in a simple and coherent way.
  • Focussed attention to detail, speed and accuracy are important for all written documentation;
  • The candidate should be a team player and contribute to the continued success of the team

Desirable Skills:

  • A minimum of 6 months working experience within Private Client law is essential, particularly dealing with Succession and Tax planning, Trusts, preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Administration of Estates.
  • Experience of undertaking some fee earning work
  • High attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and commitment

This role offers a great opportunity for a paralegal and competitive salary...... click apply for full job details