Wills & Probate Legal Assistant

£18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
09 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Izzie Vaughan
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the region’s leading full-service law firms, with offices across Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, has an exciting new opening within its Private Client department for an ambitious and passionate Wills and Probate Legal Assistant. 

Your new role within the Private Client department will be to work closely with the Solicitors and Legal Executives on Wills & Probate matters to include but not limited to:

Supporting the team with its marketing activities

Handling general routine Wills & Probate enquiries via email, fax, and telephone and in face-to-face meetings

Sorting through post daily, dealing with matters arising or referring to fee earner as necessary

Managing Probate files under supervision of the wider department (including the registration of death, initial sorting of papers, organizing clearance and marketing of property, initial and ongoing routine correspondence, dealing with client queries and preparation of estate accounts)

Assisting with the administration of clients’ personal affairs under powers of attorney or Court of Protection

You will be fully supported by the wider department and fully encouraged to progress and reach your full potential. You'll be working as part of an experienced and well-regarded department, dealing with high quality work.

You will ideally have previous Wills & Probate experience, possess a high standard of IT skills including Outlook and Word and have excellent time management.

If you are a Legal Assistant with previous Private Client and Wills & Probate experience looking for a new challenge where you can further your legal career, please apply today, or contact Izzie Vaughan at G2 Legal.