Solicitor/Legal Executive(Wills, Trusts and Probat – Additional Resources – Darlington

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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.

The Role:

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.
  • Requirements:

  • 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:

  • Excellent salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Death in service
  • Competitive annual leave package with an extra day for your birthday
  • Office closure during the Christmas break
  • Occasional staff rewards/gifts
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