Tax and Succession Associate

£45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
16 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Gayle Woolf
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client has a successful Private Client service and is a highly regarded and successful division within its Succession & Tax, Residential Property and Family Law teams. Nationally, the practice generates fees of over £10m and comprises of 120 fee earners across several well-established offices. The firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor/Associate to join the Succession and Tax team in Oxford.

As a Private Client Solicitor, you will be expected to run your own caseload of legal work which will include:
  • Preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for UK based and international clients
  • Estate planning (including lifetime and post-death planning), to cover advice on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and the creation of lifetime trust
  • Obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estate, including foreign domicile, re-sealing of grants and intestate estate
  • Preparing deeds of variation, deeds of gifts and deeds of family arrangement
  • Providing trust advice, particularly around setting up, management and administration with reference to the firm's dedicated Trust Administration team (as required)
Skills and Experience
  • A sound and solid background in wills and probate with experience of running independent caseloads
  • Strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred)
  • A confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • A proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, providing a role model for others to follow, to supervise others and to delegate effectively
  • An understanding and appreciation of the value of high levels of client care
To apply for this role or for a confidential discussion, please contact Gayle Woolf at G2 Legal.

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