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Job Title: Private Client Legal Assistant

Our client Stennett & Stennett is a reputable Lexcel accredited law firm and they pride themselves in providing high outstanding Client Care and quality Legal Services to their Clients whilst offering employees an enjoyable and supportive working environment.

They are looking to recruit a motivated and driven Private Client Legal Assistant to provide legal support to the Private Client Team covering Wills, LPAs, Trusts and Probate matters. The role will suit someone who has ideally 3 Years+ experience and who may be looking to become qualified.

Key Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Drafting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

* Assisting with the administration of Estates, including sorting out documents, making initial enquiries and entering data on Probate software.

* Assisting with Court of Protection Applications.

* Assisting with preparation of Life Interests Trust and Discretionary Trusts.

* Advising Clients about the progress of a matter via post, email and telephone.

* Completing Land Registry Application forms.

* Recording chargeable and non-chargeable time.

* Entering data into Case Management System.

* Managing own and supervisor’s diary.

* Closing files.

* Assisting with marketing.

* Any other reasonable tasks that may be required.

The Key Skills and Qualities:

* Ideally 3 Years + experience in Private Client work.

* Excellent client care and communication skills.

* Strong organisation with diligence to detail.

* Ability to manage a caseload independently, supervised and as part of a team.

* Ability to follow internal quality standards and external standards e.g. Lexcel.

* IT proficiency and experience in using Case Management Software an advantage to record all chargeable and non-chargeable time.

* Willingness to develop and expand skills and knowledge, undertaking further training as required.

Requirements:

* Ideally live near work location Southgate, North London

* Job type: Permanent, Monday to Friday

* Salary Range: DOE

Benefits

* Workplace Pension.

* Statutory paid holiday plus 1 day for each completed Year of Service up to a max of 5 days.

* Remote working post completion of probation period and subject to demands of the firm

 

 

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