Wills & probate solicitor (NQ-2 years PQE)

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal Recruitment and Legal Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25000 - £40000 per annum
Contact name: Ross Roberts

Contact email: ross.roberts@craconsultants.com
Job ref: BBBH14598_1669192999
Published: 14 days ago
Startdate: Asap
Wills & Probate Solicitor (NQ- 2 years PQE)
Sheffield
£25,000 - £40,000
Full Time, Permanent Contract

Who are we:
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About the business/role:
Our client is a leading regional law firm with an excellent presence in the local market. Their employees are at the heart of their culture which can be demonstrated with their low staff turnover and excellent employee benefits package. Due to growth within their private client department we are now seeking a private client solicitor/Legal executive to join the stablished and incredibly successful team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and driven candidate to join a specialist team who are growing offering exceptional progression opportunities.
Our client is ideally seeking a newly qualified to 2 years PQE Solicitor or Legal Executive to join a highly established priovate client team with fantastic growth and progression opportunities.

The ideal candidate will be eager to contribute to the growth and expansion of this team and continue to develop as a technically skilled Lawyer. Whilst it is desirable for the candidate to have expertise in this specialist area, as a minimum, they will possess a good breadth of Private Client experience, ideally gained at a reputable law firm and will be able to demonstrate running an independent caseload and meeting or exceeding financial targets. The successful candidate will work well with others, with the ability to supervise and develop less experienced members of the team.

This role will require the handling a high volume of complex Private Client matters, mainly consisting of intestate estates, some involving foreign assets. You will also work closely with the firm's Contentious Probate Department.
You will be commercially aware, have good client care skills, an eye for detail and will have an excellent understanding of estate accounts.

You will be required to deliver excellent client service in the following areas of work:
* Intestate estates
* Asset tracing
* Empty homes
* Probate and the administration of estates
* Inheritance tax
* Capital gains tax
* Income tax
* Claims to the Court Funds Office

The business will offer you the following employee benefits package:
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays (Increasing in line with service)
* Holiday sell back scheme
* Bonus scheme
* Death in service scheme
* Pension scheme
* Parking discounts
* Enhanced sickness & maternity pay
* Westfield health scheme

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:
* Able to manage a high volume of work and demanding caseload.
* Attention to detail.
* Excellent understanding of figures and estate accounts.
* Basic understanding of taxation of estates.
* Ability to support business development and all marketing initiatives, with particular focus on digital marketing.
* Ability to capture time contemporaneously.
* Ability to forge lasting relationship with colleagues, clients and contacts.
* A full driving licence and use of own car is essential

How to apply:
If this vacancy is of interest to you , please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Ross Roberts who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.
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