Private Client Legal Assistant

5 days left

Location
England, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Nov 2021
Closes
02 Dec 2021
Ref
51563
Contact
Mandy Keryk
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Private Client Legal Assistant Opportunity | Nottingham | REF: 51563

Our client, who pride themselves on their high net worth client base, are on the look out for a legal secretary, legal assistant or paralegal to join their Private Client team. The ideal candidate will have previous wills and probate experience and be able to draft legal documents with minimal supervision.

As the newly appointed Private Client Paralegal you will work closely with the Solicitors and Legal Executives on a range of Wills & Probate matters to include but not limited to:

The Role

* Providing empathy-focused support and legal advice to clients across multiple communication channels.

* Drafting and registering various legal documents such as Wills, Notices of Severance and Lasting Powers of Attorney using programs such as LazerForm.

* Day-to-day running of the files using my own initiative as well as closely following instructions given by senior staff members.

* Providing estimates of legal costs to clients, taking cash, card and cheque payments.

* Providing reception cover when required.

* Dealing with clients' personal information according to up-to-date GDPR standards.

* Performing general administrative duties such as scanning and copying.

* Typing letters and file notes using BigHand digital dictation software for the Private Client department.

* Drafting and certifying Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

* Performing general administrative duties such as scanning and copying.

* Taking card and cash payments from clients both in the office and over the phone, providing clients with receipts.

* Obtaining, copying and certifying ID from clients attending the office.

* Dealing with external and internal telephone calls.

* Filing correspondence and other documentation.

* Opening and distributing mail.

* Franking. Setting up recorded and special deliveries and taking post at the end of each day

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