Private Client Paralegal - Adkins Cheurfi

Private Client Paralegal

£22k - 25k per year permanent Back of house Newcastle upon Tyne
Job application end date: 2024-02-15

Private Client Paralegal Newcastle Upon Tyne

Leading North East Law firm are looking ro recruit a Private Client Paralegal the successful candidate will be someone able to take instructions, draft documents, take a simple probate forward, someone who wants to take that experience and ability move on a bit with it. The role will be working directly with and for one of our senior private client solicitors, enabling the fee earner to concentrate more on the complex matters.  

The Main Responsibilities for this role will include:-

  • To provide senior members of the department with support and assistance as necessary
  • To provide legal advice, assistance and representation to clients primarily in all areas of Private Client work including Probate, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, subject to appropriate training, including
  • Assisting fee earner(s) to process legal work – attending client meetings, completing file notes, file opening, initial client compliance checks, preparation of client care letters and draft wills, completion of Lasting Powers of Attorney and general administration
  • Administration of probate work – co-ordinating collection of assets/identifying liabilities, preparation of oaths and applications for grants.
  • Dealing with client enquiries in person and by telephone and email, making appointments, updating clients and co-ordinating fee earners diary, costs updates and dealing with aged debts To meet with clients and take initial instructions on straight forward matters To comply with the Firm’s and Department’s policies and procedures

Excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to grow and devleop their career.