Private Client Lawyer 0-2 years + PQE

Location

Worthing

Description

Private Client Lawyer 0-2 years + PQE

The Opportunity: We are recruiting for a full time solicitor or CILEx to support the growth of our Private Client Department. This is your chance to be part of a highly successful and close knit team as well as part of a progressive, commercially successful but also friendly firm.

The role is for a specialist in Estate Administration and Trusts.

Ideal Candidate: Our ideal candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of the entire Estate Administration process as well as the ability deal with estates subject to IHT and other taxes. You should have an aptitude for figures. In addition, the ability to run, set up and end Trusts is required. A working knowledge of property applications is also useful within the context of estates and Trusts. A good knowledge of the current tax regime is also needed.

Our ideal candidate will also have the ability to write Wills and LPAs and provide future planning advice to our clients.

You will therefore need to be able to deal with clients at vulnerable stages in their lives with sensitivity and compassion.

You will deal with your own case load and therefore be able to work independently, and on your own initiative. You will have the support and assistance of the other members of the department.

The Team: The Private Client Department consists of three teams: Estate Administration Team; Wills and LPA Team; and Care, Capacity and Court of Protection Team.

The successful candidate will be part of the Estate Administration Team, but will also assist the Wills and LPA team as and when required.

The Department as a whole has a strong reputation in the local area for providing excellent client care and service.

Application: Please send your CV to Almut Wardle, Partnership Assistant, aw@bennett-griffin.co.uk