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Probate Paralegal

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Trusts & Probate

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £32,000 - £40,000

  • Contact:

    Emma Wootton

  • Contact email:

    emmaw@ejgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0207 400 2000

  • Job ref:

    EWA89064-1

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-30

  • Startdate:

    2022-08-01 00:00:00

Paralegal – Probate
Want to join an award winning and continuously high ranked international law firm in the Private Client field? If so, we have an exciting new opportunity below:
 
A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Probate Paralegal to join a leading international law firm on a permanent basis in London.
 
Your New Department:
The department assists with large high net worth multi-jurisdictional client cases and are Band 1 Chambers ranked with notable reviews to their strength in contentious and non-contentious tax, trust, and estate matters.
 
Your New Role:
Working directly with the Probate Manager your key duties will include:
 
  • Obtaining and handling work in areas such as Probates, Property and Tax for the deceased.
  • Liaising with financial institutions and valuers and other third parties.
  • Drafting legal documents and Inheritance Tax returns.
  • Drafting probate and letters of administration and dealing with queries raised by the Probate registry proper to issuing of the grant.
  • Liaising with the private property team regarding sale or transfer of the deceased’s property including utility providers, estate agents, clearance companies and contractors.
  • Assisting with preparation of bills and arranging payments and distributions to beneficiaries.
  • Direct contact with both clients and team of international lawyers.
  • Administrative tasks.
 
About You:
The firm are seeking a Paralegal with three months minimum Probate or Private Client experience with strong academics, your application should demonstrate:
 
  • Strong academics including law degree of equivalent qualification essential, LPC desired.
  • Three months minimum experience working in a law firm as a probate or trust administrator or as a Paralegal within a Private Client department.
  • Genuine interest in succession law.
  • Able to start with short notice (1 month notice max).
 
Apply Now:
Do you have Probate experience and looking to join an award-winning law firm in the Probate’s field to expand on your experience as a Paralegal? If so, Apply now!