Careers

Probate Paralegal

Job Description

We are seeking an ambitious and determined Probate Paralegal to work in our busy private client department. Preferably candidates will have a minimum of one year's experience in wills and probate work.

The role will involve assisting with a caseload of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates, Court of Protection and Deputyship work.

Time management is non-negotiable.

The firm is dedicated to training and development. The successful applicant must be committed to continuous development, training and improvement.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who are looking to progress their career working alongside a busy and friendly team.

If you have the applicable experience and the skills referred to above, then please apply for this job by emailing a covering letter and a typed CV for the attention of Susan Wharton.

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time 9.00 a.m. to 5.15 p.m.

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per year

Please note that previous experience and salary levels are purely a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

COVID-19 considerations: To keep our employees as safe as possible, we have installed clear plastic screens in all interview rooms and in our reception area. We provide masks, gloves and hand sanitiser. Access into the office is by prior appointment.

Private Client Solicitor

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious and determined Private Client Solicitor to join our team. Preferably 1 to 2 years post qualification (although any PQE will be considered)

We are a Lexcel accredited firm. The successful applicant must, at all times, conduct themselves in accordance with the standards dictated by Lexcel.

The firm is dedicated to provide all clients with a quality service with an emphasis on being friendly, approachable and a safe pair of hands.

As a Private Client Solicitor with this firm, you will be expected to run a caseload with a varied mix of Private Client matters including:

  • Wills and Probate
  • Administration of Estates
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Inheritance Tax Planning and Trusts
  • Court of Protection and Deputyship

The role will include:

  • Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorneys
  • Drafting Wills
  • Drafting Applications to the Court of Protection
  • Providing assistance to the appointed Deputy
  • Preparing Annual Reports including Tax Returns
  • Preparing Estate and Distribution Accounts
  • Preparing Bills
  • File management

Personal Characteristics to include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to work using own initiative and work as part of a team and contribute to the continued success of the firm
  • Excellent client care skills including an ability to demonstrate an understanding of client's needs and expectations
  • Time-management skills which are non-negotiable
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills as the role will involve the efficient and cost effective management of multiple files
  • Good communication skills are crucial as you will have regular client contact and will often be required to explain complex areas of law in a simple and coherent way
  • Ability to process financial information and figures

Essential Skills

  • Knowledge and experience with Wills, Probate and Court of Protection
  • Business development and networking
  • Proven financial performance with an excellent track record of billing and accounting for time

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career working within a busy and friendly team. You will be offered a competitive salary with a structured review process. You will also be offered the opportunity of life-long training.

If you have the applicable experience and the skills referred to above, then please apply for this job by emailing a covering letter and a typed CV for the attention of Susan Wharton.

Please note that previous experience and salary levels are purely a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

Job Type: Permanent Full-time

Salary: £28,000.00 to £45,000.00 per year

Benefits: Possible Bonus Scheme


We are always on the look out for talented individuals to join our professional, friendly team so please send your C.V. to reception@angelsolicitors.co.uk