Solicitor/Legal Executive(Wills, Trusts and Probate)
Location: Darlington, Durham
Salary: Very Competitive + Excellent Benefits
We’re working with a prestigious law firm that offers legal services to both individuals and businesses. With a long-standing history, this firm has become a respected leader in the industry, providing modern solutions while still holding onto traditional values. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wills, Trusts, and Probate Solicitor/Legal Executive to join their team.
You will be responsible for providing legal guidance and services related to wills, trusts, and probate matters.
Advising clients on estate planning, wills, trusts, and other legal matters related to their assets and estate.
Drafting legal documents such as wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.
Administering estates and managing the distribution of assets after a client’s death.
Representing clients in court in probate and estate-related disputes.
Providing guidance on tax and inheritance issues.
Keeping up-to-date with changes in laws and regulations related to wills, trusts, and probate.
At least 1 year of experience in a similar role
Good understanding of all aspects of Wills, Trusts & Probate in particular Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Estate Administration, Trusts & Tax planning
Preferably STEP qualified or part qualified or willing to undertake STEP training
Able to handle their own caseload
Working to build a business development strategy with other teams.
What’s On Offer:
Death in service
Competitive annual leave package with an extra day for your birthday
Office closure during the Christmas break
Occasional staff rewards/gifts