Legal Secretary - Wills and Probate

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000 - £25000 per annum
Contact name: Adam Perry

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Job ref: BBBH15290_1682938803
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Title: Wills and Probate Legal Secretary

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 per annum

CRA Consulting are currently seeking a Wills and Probate Legal Secretary for our client, a reputable multi-service law firm based in Sheffield. Our client is looking for an experienced legal secretary to provide high-quality support to their Wills and Probate team.


  • Assisting fee earners in the Wills and Probate department with all secretarial and administrative duties
  • Drafting and preparing correspondence, legal documents, and other paperwork
  • Answering phone calls and emails, dealing with client enquiries and taking messages
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date client files and documents
  • Liaising with other parties involved in the wills and probate process, such as the Probate Registry, executors, and beneficiaries
  • Managing diaries, scheduling appointments, and arranging meetings
  • Undertaking legal research and keeping up-to-date with changes in relevant laws and regulations
  • Assisting in the administration of estates
  • Any other secretarial and administrative tasks as required


  • Previous experience working as a legal secretary, preferably in a Wills and Probate department
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with clients and other professionals
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple deadlines
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and legal software
  • A good understanding of the legal processes involved in Wills and Probate matters

Our client offers a supportive and friendly working environment, a competitive salary, and excellent benefits package.

If you are a proactive and dedicated Wills and Probate Legal Secretary with the relevant experience and qualifications, please apply with your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!