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Private Client Solicitor

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 by DUNCAN & TOPLIS

Grantham, Lincolnshire United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a client facing role, responsibilities include:-preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, estate administration including preparation of papers to apply for Grant of Representation and IHT Accounts, advising on trust-creation and administration, capital taxation especially Inheritance Tax as well as sundry and other legal queries as required. The successful applicant would also have responsibility for the day to day management of the probate team and growing the service offering.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney

  • Deal with estate administration to include preparation of papers to apply for Grant of Representation and IHT accounts using the provided software package

  • Capable of advising on trusts-creation and administration

  • Ability to advise on Capital taxation especially Inheritance Tax

  • Dealing with sundry other legal queries as required

  • Seeing to the development and day to day management of the Probate Services team

  • Be prepared to travel as required to clients and our other offices

  • Following up new leads

  • Contributing to the marketing of the Probate service

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will work closely with the current Head of Legal Practice and will quickly build their own caseload.

Person Specification

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Ability to draft documentation accurately with attention to detail.
  • Must be a good communicator and able to demonstrate effective inter-personal skills.
  • Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development as well as that of the team.
  • Must possess good IT skills to operate Office and in-house programs.

Reference: 635027615