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Interim Legal Counsel - Probate

Chadwick Nott - South West and South Wales
England, London
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for an Interim Legal Counsel (Probate & Estate Administration) to join an award winning In-House Legal team on a fully remote basis.

You will be an experienced Probate Lawyer with Estate Administration experience (Probate itself is not carried out In-House) and provide quality assurance checks for the organisations Wills product.

Your daily duties will include:

  • Professional executorship duties - Where the organisations Trustees is appointed as professional executor under a Will, you will lead on carrying out their professional duties.
  • Provide legal input into the organisations Probate product quote flows, landing pages, product guides, marketing materials, call scripts. Provide Probate team training on topics such as estate administration, valuing estates, and regulatory changes so that they are well-equipped to talk to customers about the product.Advise where necessary on quality assurance by checking Wills written by the Will writing specialists for accuracy and compliance with legal requirements.Risk management - Work closely with Head of Legal to continuously identify, manage, and mitigate risk across the business.Be the day-to-day point of escalation for questions/issues related to Probate from across the business.Disputes Wills - Dealing with Larke v Nugus requests and other queries related to disputed Wills.

    You will be a qualified Solicitor / Legal Executive and STEP qualification would be advantageous.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking consumer legal tech business on an interim basis and work alongside a friendly and welcoming team.

    The organisation works on a hybrid model and attend the office once a month, however, for this role they are open to fully remote working.

    Initially working on a 3-6 month interim contract basis.

    The role is paying a competitive salary and offers the opportunity of a permanent position.

    For more details regarding this role or to apply for this role please contact Bianca Gibbs at Chadwick Nott's Bristol Office.

    (t) 01179 171 860

    (m) 07769241524


    Please also feel free to connect with me on

    *Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.


    Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.

    But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.

    Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.

    We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.

    Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

    For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848

    Company info
    0117 925 9962
    2nd Floor
    25 King Street
    BS1 4PB

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