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Locum Probate Solicitor

Job Title: Locum Probate Solicitor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bromsgrove
Salary: 40000 - 75000
REF: JC/BCR/4914
Contact Name: Jeremy Cornwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

We are looking for a LOCUM Probate Solicitor to take over an existing caseload of Wills, Probate LPA, Trust work.

  • Handling varied caseload of Lasting Power of Attorneys and Court of Protection work

  • Administration of Estates

  • Trust creation and management and Inheritance Tax planning; to include pilot trusts

  • Preparation and Execution of Wills

  • Meeting and interviewing clients to establish the firm's suitability to provide the necessary advice and services, and likely cost

  • Taking a client's instructions

  • Advising a client on the law and legal issues

  • Drafting documents, letters and contracts tailored to the client's individual needs

  • Supervising and delegating work to paralegals and legal secretaries as appropriate

  • Checking all documentation prior to signing and implementing

  • Administrative duties, e.g. completing time sheets so that charges for work can be calculated and billing clients for work done on their behalf

  • Keeping up to date with changes and developments in the law by reading journals and law reports

  • Undertaking a range of continuing professional development (CPD) activities

  • Reporting to COLP and COFA