Private client Fee earner (Wills and LPA's)

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal Recruitment and Legal Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25000 - £35000 per annum
Contact name: Ross Roberts

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Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Private Client Fee earner (Wills & LPA's)
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £25,000- £35,000
Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Our client is a leading local law firm with a fantastic reputation within the area. Due to the continued success of this department they are now looking to recruit a private client fee earner to join the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for either an experienced private client professional to join an established team or for someone to make the next step in there career.

As a private client fee earner you will be a confident, proactive, structured individual who will be experienced in a broad range of Wills, Trusts and Lasting power of attorney matters including, but not limited to:-

* Preparation of Wills, including those utilising trusts to assist with more complex family situations;
* IHT/CGT Planning;
* Preparation of Powers of Attorney to include registration of EPAs and LPAs;
* Court of Protection practice;
* Administration of taxable and non taxable estates;
* Trust administration;

Core Responsibilities:

* To provide an ongoing exceptional service to existing clients;
* Manage your own broad caseload
* Consistently achieve KPIs and individual objectives and targets whilst understanding the commercial needs of the business;
* To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives;
* To keep informed of all changes in the Law and Practice in your own area of work;
* To maintain and enhance up to date legal skills;
* Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firms quality and risk procedures;

Qualifications & Experience:

* At least 2 years private client experience
* Experience in all mainstream private client matters to include wills, power of attorney, tax planning, Court of protection practice, special needs trusts, and estate administration;
* Clear understanding of Money Laundering Regulations and Solicitors Accounts Rules;
* Ability to identify and deal with clients who may have issues with mental capacity;
* Ability to create and nurture relationships with key clients at all levels;
* Desire and ability to provide a high quality service;
* Excellent written and numeracy skills;
* Excellent time management and organisational skills, and meeting deadlines;
* An incredible eye for detail with an ability to think outside the box;
* Proficiency in case management and management tools such as MS Word and Excel;
* Expert communicator and collaborator, with exceptional client care skills;
* High levels of integrity and empathy;
* Thrives in fast-paced environments and demonstrates a bias for action with an ability to multi-task and pivot while working on varying deadlines & scopes;
* Enthusiasm for personal and team marketing opportunities;

If you're interested in this vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like further information, please call Ross Roberts at CRA on 0114 241 8030.