An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our growing and well-regarded Private Client department, based in our Torquay office.
This role would suit someone who has obtained a law degree, has completed the Legal Practice Course or has experience as a Paralegal and is keen to pursue and develop their career with a successful law firm.
We are seeking a motivated, client focused individual who is looking for a new and challenging opportunity and who ideally has a broad range of legal experience gained from working within a private client environment.
To undertake fee earning work as a Paralegal within the Private Client department, with specific responsibility for assisting the Head of the Private Client department and providing a profitable contribution to the work of the department as a whole.
To assist with all legal matters, paperwork and queries relating to the full range of private client affairs such as Wills, Estate Administration, Probate, Lasting Power of Attorneys, Trusts and Inheritance Tax Planning.
The Paralegal is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative whilst delivering outstanding client service and seeking to protect their clients’ interests at all times while taking precautions against conflicts of interest, potential fraud and money laundering.
To undertake certain elements of fee earning work under supervision, including but not limited to:
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The successful candidate will:
Department: Private Client
Contract: Full-time, permanent contract
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Friday, 4th January 2019
If you are interested in applying for this position and would like an application pack, please contact the Firm’s HR Manager, Louise Mason, or the HR Officer, Julie Squires, on 01803 202020.
Alternatively, please download a copy of our Employment Application Form and return your completed form to the email address or mailing address.
Mail: Miss L Mason, HR Manager, Kitsons LLP, Minerva House, Orchard Way, Edginswell Park, Torquay, Devon TQ2 7FA