WTP (Private Client) Senior Associate

RKRS Legal
Not specified
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Practice area
Private client
Full time
Contract type
Job Title: WTP (Private Client) Senior Associate

Locations: Banbury and Rugby

Full Time: 37.5 hours

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Senior Associate (Technical Specialist) in their Wills, Trusts and Probate team on a dual site basis within their Banbury and Rugby offices

About the Role

As a Qualified Lawyer you will provide advice within the WTP Practice Area, based on policy and legislation. A technical specialist is required with a strong background in trust creation, administration and taxation and Court of protection matters. In addition, you will be acting for HNW individuals in estate planning. You will undertake specialist or technical research and analysis, conduct investigations, and demonstrate effective delegation of procedural, clerical, and administrative tasks to Legal Assistants or Legal Secretaries as appropriate.  

About you

In order to be successful you must be qualified in the area of practice (either as a solicitor, or a Legal Executive).  You must have a robust knowledge of the legal services industry along with experience of case management and managing a portfolio. You will be accountable for organising your own workload and make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You will manage higher fee earning targets to contribute to the fee earning potential for your practice area you must be able to communicate effectively on every level; you are on the front line of customer communications and must set the example to other staff in the delivery of exceptional customer service. To be successful in this role you must be able to work independently and be self-motivated, but also work well in a team in order for practice area goals to be met. You must be able to build strong working relationships both internally and externally. STEP qualification is preferred or an ongoing commitment to becoming STEP qualified.

What’s in return?

Our client has a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days’ holiday and a wellbeing day. They hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within their teams.

Our clients recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you our Client, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  They aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.

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