My client is looking for a Senior Solicitor/Legal Executive to be Head of our Wills, Trusts & Probate Department.
You will have extensive knowledge of Private and Elderly Client matters, specifically Wills, LPA's, Probate and Estate Administration, Tax, Trusts and Court of Protection.
Ideally, you will have extensive experience in, and knowledge of, Welfare Benefits, Care Funding Regulation and Taxation.
This role would suit someone with proven experience of managing a team in addition to their own busy caseload, whilst maintaining a quality and confidential service.
The role involves maintaining a good working relationship with your clients, fellow employees and with third parties with whom you come into contact.
You will guide clients through legal processes and offer innovative ways of resolving problems, always taking into account the clients' objectives and priorities, providing accurate and focused advice. A strong business development acumen is a must, as you will be expected to help in developing and expanding the Firm's client base in this practice area. You must be able to travel to attend clients away from the office.
STEP accredited with excellent technical knowledge
Proven fee earning, management and client development skills
Proactive and focused and determined to build a successful department
Vision and ambition
Strong leadership skills
Please contact Connor Franks, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.
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