Probate Specialist

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to £40,000 with excellent benefits
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Job Title
Legal Executive
Practice Area
Private Equity
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Thornton Legal is now working with a highly ranked national firm, where there is now an opportunity for a Chartered Legal Executive to join the trusts and probate team.

Our client is seeking an experienced probate specialist.

In this department you will be advising probate and estate administration clients (typically wealthy families and individuals, business people and landowners) on a broad range of matters including all aspects of finalising a person’s estate including applications for grants of representation, inheritance tax calculations, advice regarding post death variations, the distribution of assets and establishing or re-structuring trusts under a will.


  • Charted Legal Executive with at least 4 years’ experience in trusts and probate work
  • Good level of education
  • Good numeracy and IT skills including legal case management systems and excel
  • Previous experience of preparing sets of accounts for probates and trusts
  • The ability to work productively under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills

You will be joining one of the best companies to work for in the UK in a role that will give you excellent quality work, job satisfaction and career progression opportunities.

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