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This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to progress their legal career by joining a dynamic management team within this ambitious, busy company. This client is currently looking for a Senior Will Drafter to join their London office and undertake a range of practical tasks.

The core role will be to draft Wills and Trust documents, however this position in the company is recognised as being their authority on Will provisions and estate planning and therefore the role also involves an element of providing advice and being a reference point/mentor for other members of the Legal department.

The company has a fast-paced business model, with client satisfaction at the forefront of their business ethos. Will instructions are taken by our regionally based Legal Consultants and then allocated to their team of drafters based on the level of complexity. The Senior Will Drafter is responsible for drafting the more complex instructions that often involve specific Trust provisions or more complicated distribution clauses. The role is not client facing however the Senior Will Drafter is responsible for written communication to clients that require clarification or further advise. Extensive knowledge of Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Tax is required therefore the role would suit either an experienced Will drafter, ex-solicitor, someone progressing through the STEP diploma or experienced paralegal.

The ideal candidate will have:

* Law Degree/CILEx/ or STEP Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation, Administration of Estates and Trusts

* Experience of volume Will drafting and experience of drafting Life Interest Trusts, Discretionary Trusts, Right to Occupy Trusts etc

* Excellent communication skills, written and oral

* High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

* Solid computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel

* Commercial mind set

* Outgoing, team player personality.

Salary based on 37.5-hour week, office-based, Monday to Friday, potential for hybrid role in due course

 

£35000 – £40000/annum Plus BenefitsAnnum

 

Full TimePermanent

 

 

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