Will Writer/Estates Paralegal/Legal Executive

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
18 Jan 2022
15 Feb 2022
Harriet Chapman
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client
Experience Level
Junior Level

Our client are looking for a Private Client/Estate planning paralegal's/legal executives to join their well-established department. Our client offers a flexible and agile (home) working environment, so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. This role is a home working position involving some travel to one of their offices nationally. (Their Bristol office is based just outside of Bristol city centre, they are located in a very commutable location from South Wales, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.)

Your new role
In this role, you'll be responsible for writing wills and managing incoming cases. You'll communicate with clients over the phone, progressing each case through to completion, and support other colleagues within the team. You will be offered a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow and succeed in a fast-growing area of the business.

Duties will include:
* document and write wills, making sure all documentation is legally accurate and professionally written
* liaise with clients and associated professionals throughout each case
* manage an incoming case load and work with those parties involved towards the successful completion of a case
* accurately maintain client records and correspondence on our systems, making sure that all compliance and regulatory standards are met

About you
This role would suit someone with a solid background in wills drafting and estate planning; you might be an experienced paralegal, with a strong background in a private client/estate planning environment, or studying for your CILEx qualifications. You will have the ability to build rapport with your clients, and a passion for providing outstanding customer service. Experience of working with lasting power of attorney cases would be good, as would a proven ability to manage your own caseload and deliver to deadlines in a busy environment.You should also have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, along with great team-working skills with the ability to build positive relationships with a range of colleagues.

What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary, you will enjoy a great benefits package including up to 10% pension contribution, free gym and spa access and free parking. Our client is committed to building an inclusive workplace and offering you the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed in a business that puts people first.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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