Private Client Solicitor


West Sussex


Private Client Solicitor

GWCA Solicitors provide legal services for individuals and businesses, with offices in Arundel, Broadwater, Goring, Hove, Lancing, Rustington, Steyning and Worthing.

We take pride in always offering a professional service.

A new position has arisen within GWCA for a qualified Private Client Solicitor.

Roles and Responsibilities

Managing a varied probate caseload through to conclusion, including both grant only and estate administration with a mix of complex and straight forward cases. Working autonomously to proactively take on areas of file handling with minimum supervision.

Always Providing excellent client care.

A Law Degree / Solicitor / CILEX / TEP or equivalent vocational experience in legal services with at least 5 years’ experience managing estate administration cases.

Knowledge of private client work and a willingness to proactively develop technical expertise and keep up to date with legal developments.

Strong communication skills.
Administering complex, taxable estates in accordance with the relevant laws and in a timely manner
Communicating and maintaining a relationship with clients and associates via letter, email and telephone
Collecting relevant financial information for our solicitor to submit the probate application.
Liaising with solicitors in relation to the probate application and HM Revenue & Customs queries on taxable estates
Collection or transfer of assets to the beneficiaries.
Handling the transfer or sale of the deceased property, to include liaising with estate agents, solicitors, and executors.
Completing and submitting relevant income tax returns
Reconciling Executor accounts
Drafting and completing estate accounts, reconciled to the Executor account.
Obtaining Executor approval of estate accounts
Completing adequate searches in order to settle the estate upon completion of the administration.
Ensuring deadlines are being met on own files and files within team.
Ensuring policies and procedures are being followed.


£40,000 – £60,000/annum


25 Days Annual Leave, Birthday Day off, Eye care scheme, Christmas shutdown, Long Service Awards

To Apply

If you are interested in any of the following positions, please send a covering letter and your CV to