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Probate Fee Earner

  • Job reference: JW0006
  • Location: Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: I'm working on behalf of my client, a reputable firm in the East Yorkshire area as they look to recruit an experienced Probate Fee Earner and/or Probate Paralegal on a permanent basis. The role will cover a wide-range of matters within the private client area of law. This role is 30 hours per week, with flexible hours available. It will commence remotely due to COVID-19, until further notice. In addition to flexible hours and part time hours, the firm offers on-site parking.

The Role:
*Taking detailed instructions from clients at the beginning of case so as to ascertain all assets and liabilities of an estate
*Drafting probate applications to the probate registry for the issue of grants of probate and grants of letters of administration
*Completion of all Inheritance tax returns required for probate eg. IHT 205/IHT 400
*Advice on inheritance tax reliefs
*Managing efficiently a probate case load
*Giving clear advice on all aspects of probate estate administration in a friendly manner both by telephone and in writing

The Person:
*Have previous experience of working within a Private Client department undertaking probate estate administrationCandidates with no direct probate experience will unfortunately not be considered for this role
*Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong client relationships
*Attention to detail
*Ability to work under minimum supervision

Expected start date: 25/01/2021

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact John on 01772 208969 with any referrals.