Probate Solicitor (Remote Working)

  • Job Reference: 00027427-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Legal, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Probate Solicitor, Wills, Estates, Probate, Estate Administration, Private Client, Remote working, Permanent, Leicester

Probate Solicitor (Remote Working) is required by an innovative and engaging specialist Private Client Law Firm based in Leicester.

Due to expansion, my Client is looking for an experienced probate Solicitor.  You will work closely with the Private Client team advising on a broad range of private client matters, including wills, estates and probate.

Duties will include:

Fee-earning work in Private Client with an emphasis on Estate administration in accordance with company policy.
Utilise and maintain case management system.
Maintaining case costs.
Review and approve estate accounts.
Support and prepare case summaries and organise case reviews.
Attendance at all relevant office or departmental meetings.
Supervision and development of private client staff.

About you:

You will be a qualified solicitor with a demonstrable working background in Wills and Probate, including estate administration work including all government forms and processes.  Your caseload will be varied and you'll deal with each case through its entirety. Experience dealing with contested probate would be advantageous. You will be dealing with high value and some quite complex cases so it is essential that you are confident working independently and efficiently.

Skills and attributes required:

Conveyancing experience, sales of properties, management of the client's estate,
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team,
A meticulous eye for detail,
Excellent communication, client care and organisational skills,
Have a pragmatic and friendly approach,
Endeavour to achieve exceptional results,
You will also strive to ensure that your client's transactions run smoothly,
Committed to meeting deadlines,
Strong organisational skills.
Can show high levels of motivation and use own initiative,
A confident decision-maker.


Casual dress
Company pension
Work from home

Vacancy Information:

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary range (DOE): £35,000 to £50,000
Job type: Permanent
Experience: 2+ years PQE
Job Section: Private Practice
Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
Reference: AT6
Contact: Alex Thompson

Work remotely:

•          Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precautions

To keep our staff safe we have ensured we adhere to the Government guidelines within our offices. Where possible our staff continue to work from home during these unprecedented times.

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Probate Solicitor, Wills, Estates, Probate, Estate Administration, Private Client, Permanent, Leicester