Legal Assistant (Probate) - Bristol

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
Bristol/Bath
Location:
Bristol
Salary description:
£25k - 27.5k per year
Posted:
11/11/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Alexander Mae
Job Ref:
SN3930083

Legal Assistant (Probate)
Bristol

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services. They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors. Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.

The Job:

We are delighted to be assisting our client for a Legal Assistant within their probate team. For this role they are looking for someone with experience gained with trust and will drafting.

Main responsibilities within this role will include:

* Day to day remit will involve mainly probate work and this will be a combination of working for clients and also acting on estates where a bank is executor of estates for high net worth individuals.
* Work (with supervision) on estates including those of high value and involving discretionary Wills, and nil rate band Wills
* Will drafting
* Trust drafting and administration
* Powers of attorney and mental capacity law

The Person:

For this role our client is looking for someone ideally with:

* At least 1 years' hands on experience in estate administration and has some experience of probate and excellent client facing skills.
* The ability to prioritise work and meet strict timescales
* Excellent IT skills, in particular ability to work with trust and estate accounts based on Excel
* Able to deal with clients with empathy and professionalism
* Confident written and communication skills

The Benefits:

Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday & a flexible benefits scheme.

The Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

Up to £27,500

Company Description

Alexander Mae are recruitment specialists in Bristol & the South West, whether it's permanent, contract or temporary appointments we can help. We recruit at every level from the first job, returners to work, through to career advancement across diverse industry sectors within the commercial market.

Closing Date:
09/12/2019

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