Probate Specialist/Legal Executive, West Midlands, Top 50 Law Firm, £Excellent plus extensive benefits to include, bonus based on the firm’s financial performance, five weeks' annual leave and the option to buy or sell a week each year and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
The firm is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. This attitude to flexible working ensures the firm continue to provide an outstanding service to their clients, whilst allowing employees to develop their careers, in the knowledge that personal priorities will remain just that.
In this role you will advise a range of clients specialising in probate work and estate administration on a wide variety 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. Typically the team act for wealthy families and individuals, business people and landowners.
If you are the kind of individual who wishes to assist families at a sensitive time and help them to make what can be a daunting process as painless and smooth as possible, together with developing relationships with clients, not only assisting them with the legal aspects of a loved one's estate, but also negotiating family responsibilities and offering support when you can, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a firm at the prime end of the market.
You will be a Chartered Legal Executive with proven experience within trust and probate work. It is essential that you have previous experience in a comparable role, educated to a minimum of B grade A-level or equivalent, excellent written English and ability to produce clear, logical drafting. Solid previous experience of preparing sets of accounts for probates and trusts, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, effective time and matter management and a systematic approach to work.
As you would expect, the firm offers a generous salary and benefits. Everyone has different priorities and preferences, so you can choose the benefits that appeal to you. From buying holiday and undergoing health screening to leasing a bicycle – the choice is yours.
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