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Private Client Legal Assistant

  • Job reference: EC2112PRIVASSIST
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: Legal Assistant

Location: Preston
Job Type: Permanent
Area of Expertise: Private Client
Salary: £17,000+ DOE

A fantastic opportunity to work as a Private Client Legal Assistant at a well-established law firm in Preston. The Firm looks after its employees in terms of training and progression. You will be working in their private client department and be competent in dealing with all areas of private client matters. The ideal candidate will have 12 months' experience in private client and estate planning work and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities:
*Liaise with clients and other professionals
*Manage diaries of the probate department
*Prepare probate documentation such as typing wills
*Maintain accurate records
*Arrange meetings for the probate team with other professionals and clients
*Arrange practical aspects relating to the administration of estates and management of client property
Requirements:
*Team player with excellent communication and organisation skills
*Excellent communication via telephone, email and in person
*Minimum of 12 months' experience in will and estate planning
*Experience of Proclaim or similar case management systems
*Good working knowledge of wills, LPAs and trusts

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

For all our latest vacancies and to register for job alerts please visit www.servicecare.org.uk/legal