Private Client Solicitor/ Paralegal (with Probate Experience)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Bedford
Salary
25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP40000/annum
Posted
13 Feb 2017
Closes
13 Mar 2017
Category
Legal
Function
Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (with Probate experience) - Can be CILEX or Experienced Paralegal
Location: Bedford
Salary: GBP25,000 - GBP40,000

The Role
Reporting to the Supervising Partner, the successful candidate should be experienced in Litigation with a focus on Debt Recovery, Challenging Wills, Dispute Resolution- Executor & PR/Trust/Court of Protection, Estate Administration, Inheritance Act Claims, Bankruptcy & Insolvency and Professional Negligence.

Candidate specification
Candidates should ideally have:
- A minimum of 2 years PQE in the relevant area of law
- Good client care skills, provide professional and competent legal advice in accordance with SRA Code of conduct
- Strong IT skills
- Effective business development skills with proven marketing strategies
- Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
- Up-to-date knowledge and skills in compliance with Continuing Professional Development and internal training expectations
- Proven experience of handling own caseload
- Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
- Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

Benefits:
- The Firm offers generous financial incentives with the opportunity of quarterly pay rises and an end of year bonus of 20%
- The Firm offers a three year (fast-track) career progression plan, where it is possible for the candidate to achieve equity partnership within three years. In short, if the candidate hits their target in year one, the candidate will be promoted to associate Solicitor. If the candidate hits their target in year two, the candidate will be promoted to Salary Partner. If the candidate hits their target in year three, the candidate will be offered equity partnership.

Skills Required

Legal Advice
Client Care
Business Development
Caseload Management
Contentious Probate

Qualifications Required
LLB Degree
BA Hons
LPC
GDL

Keywords
Solicitor
Paralegal
Cilex
Bedford
Private Client
Probate

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