Fee Earner - Wills, Trusts & Probate

QED Legal
£30000 - £40000 per annum
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Callum Richmond
Job Title
Practice Area
Wills & Probate
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Fee Earner – Wills, Trusts & Probate
Location: Wirral
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

A distinguished legal practice located in the Wirral is seeking a Private Client Fee Earner for their Wills, Trusts & Probate department. This role involves managing a full caseload covering all aspects of probate, will drafting, tax planning, and estate administration, including Powers of Attorney. Additionally, the role encompasses advising on and managing trusts, including lifetime, will trusts, and elderly client trusts. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct and manage all aspects of their caseload with a high level of autonomy and sound judgements, adhering to the firm’s standard supervision system.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in wills, trusts, and probate work, demonstrating excellent knowledge of relevant law and statutory duties. Strong verbal and written communication skills, good numerical skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook are essential. Experience in meeting deadlines with minimal supervision and direct client contact is crucial. The candidate should be admitted as a solicitor, legal executive, or equivalent, with STEP qualification being desirable. Key personal qualities include reliability, discretion, and empathy with clients.

What They Offer:
- Competitive salary
- Company pension scheme
- Free parking
- Access to Perkbox employee benefits program
- Flexible working hours within contracted hours
- Hybrid working model with a 50/50 split between office and remote work

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