Private Client Solicitor/ Legal Executive

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Private Client Solicitor/ Legal Executive

Our client a well-established law firm based in Chelmsford, have an opportunity for an experienced Private Client Solicitor/ Legal Executive to join their busy Private Client Team.

If you’re an ambitious Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive, with experience of Wills, Trusts, Estates, Tax planning, Deputyship, LPA’s and IHT Matters then we would like to hear from you.

The Role

• You will handle your own wide varied caseload of Private Client Matters
• To include drafting legal documents including Wills, Codicils, Trusts , Lasting Powers of Attorney and HMRC Inheritance Tax forms
• Deeds of variation and advising on all related tax issues
• Court of protection, Probate and the Administration of Estates and Trusts
• Dealing with elderly client matters
• Tax planning , IHT Matters, Estate Planning
• Submit probate applications to Probate registry
• Costing court of protection files
• Preparing Estate Accounts
• Attend networking events to promote the firm

The Candidate

• The successful candidate will ideally be 0 – 3years PQE Solicitor or Legal Executive although candidates who fall outside of this will also be considered
• Excellent organisational skills
• Working knowledge of case management systems and Microsoft Office Applications
• A strong team player
• Ambitious with a passion for Private Client Law , prospects of heading department in due course
• Ability and willingness to actively market the Private Client Department


• 25 days annual leave plus Christmas closure
• Pension
• A friendly supportive working environment
• Onsite parking

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