Job Ref: 2853
Paralegals, PQE 1 Years
Private Client, Trusts and Probate, Wills

REF NO: L4L 839

Private Client Legal Assistant Job Description

The Role
Our clients based in North London are looking for a motivated and driven Private Client Legal Assistant to join our team on a permanent full-time basis. The successful candidate will be joining a small and friendly firm of solicitors, providing legal support to the Private Client team. This is an ideal opportunity for a proactive individual looking to develop their career and grow with the responsibility given to them under supervision of a Solicitor.
Some of the key responsibilities of a post are, but are not limited to:

1. Drafting wills and lasting powers of attorney
2. Entering data into a case management system
3. Assist with the administration of estates, including sorting out documents, making initial enquires and entering data on probate software
4. Assist with Court of Protection applications
5. Completing Land Registry applications
6. Managing your supervisor’s diary
7. Advising clients about the progress of a matter
8. Closing files
9. Assist with marketing
10. Recording chargeable and non-chargeable time
11. Assist with keeping matters compliant with practise management standards (“Lexcel”)
12. Any other reasonable task that may be required as and when needed

The Candidate
The key skills and qualities for this post:
• Experience in private client work
• Proficient with Microsoft Office
• Experience with using case management software

Salary Dependent on experience INRO : £20-25,000pa
Hours: 9-5.30pm
Holidays: Standard plus Bank Holidays
Start Date: ASAP

Skills and Experience:
A Paralegal with Private Client experience with at least 1 year in a similar role. This is a great chance to enhance your skills by working closely with the Partner in this practice area.

Legals 4 Lawyers will try and respond to all applications for this role within 72 hours. However, we are currently experiencing high volumes of applications and if you have not heard from us within this period of time, unfortunately your application will not have been successful. Thank you and good luck.

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