Wills & Probate Assistant (1004595)

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE

Reference: 1004595

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Sue Ross Legal are working with a multi-site law firm who are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to join their Wills and Probate team based in Sheffield.

This role will see you providing support to a team of Fee Earners with the progression of Wills and Probate files;

  • Conducting wills and asset searches
  • Drafting and completing legal forms including IHT205 forms
  • Managing probate files under supervision
  • Assisting with the administration of client’s personal affairs under Powers of Attorney or Court of Protection
  • Dealing with LPA Registrations
  • Witnessing the signature of Wills
  • Conducting tasks on general management files under the Court of Protection
  • Registration of trusts and estates with HMRC (using their online portal)
  • Time recording all chargeable time in accordance with the firm’s procedures.
  • Completing bills
  • Preparing legal correspondence and documents
  • Diary management
  • Dealing with client queries

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience gained within Wills and Probate, have excellent organisational and communication skills.

For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you.

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