Senior Paralegal / Probate Solicitor

An esteemed law firm is currently seeking an experienced Paralegal or Solicitor candidate to join their dedicated team in the Private Client Department at their office in the Horwich area .

Renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence and client satisfaction, this firm offers a dynamic work environment and abundant opportunities for career advancement.

With a rich heritage and a reputation for delivering exceptional legal services, this firm has solidified its position as a trusted name in the legal sector.

With multiple offices strategically located across the North West region, they provide a comprehensive range of legal solutions to clients throughout England and Wales.

Upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, the firm prioritises client care and employee satisfaction above all else.

In this role, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the Probate Department, where they will be responsible for managing a diverse caseload efficiently, utilising the firm's sophisticated case management system.

They will provide compassionate and expert legal advice to clients, including elderly individuals and bereaved families, ensuring their needs are met with sensitivity and professionalism.

Conducting client visits to nursing homes and private residences as required, the candidate will offer personalised support and guidance during challenging times.

Key responsibilities will include handling instructions for Wills, Powers of Attorney, Probate/Administration of Estates, and Court of Protection matters, drafting accurate and legally compliant documents, such as Wills and Powers of Attorney, and submitting applications to the Probate Registry in a timely and precise manner.

Collaborating closely with colleagues, the candidate will ensure deadlines are met, and client expectations are exceeded, while actively pursuing opportunities for professional growth and development within the firm.

The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of relevant legal frameworks, including the Mental Capacity Act, along with strong organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Proficiency in IT, including word processing and case management software, is essential, as is excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional telephone manner.

A team player with a positive attitude and genuine passion for the legal profession, the candidate will demonstrate flexibility, reliability, and a commitment to ongoing learning and development.

In addition to a competitive salary, the firm offers a comprehensive range of benefits, including attendance bonus, workplace nursery scheme, generous holiday allowance, birthday holiday, discount schemes, referral schemes, opportunities for career progression and professional development.

If you are ready to advance your legal career and join a leading firm committed to excellence, apply now for this exciting opportunity.

Please call Justine for an informal and confidential discussion on 0161 914 7357 or please email your CV to

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  • Start: 23/05/2024
  • Rate: Competitive
  • Location: Horwich,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Contact: Justine Forshaw
  • Tel: 01772 259121
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BH-57211
  • Posted: 2024-05-23 15:51:07 -

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