HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: WILLS, TRUSTS & PROBATE

Location
StokeonTrent
Salary
Excellent
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
RD27151A
Contact
Ricardo Dacosta
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lawyer with STEP accreditation and extensive private and elderly client experience required to join Stoke-on-Trent firm as Head of its Wills, Trusts and Probate Department.

The Firm
Based in Stoke-on-Trent, this firm has a national client base with a reputation for excellence in client care and practice management. With various accreditations from the Law Society, the firm is staffed by a team of expert Lawyers dedicated to maintaining and growing its loyal client base. Now rapidly expanding as a business due to sustained success, the firm is seeking a Head of Department: Wills, Trusts and Probate.

The Role
Are you a senior Solicitor or Legal Executive with solid experience in private and elderly client matters and a strong skillset in Wills, Probate, LPAs, Estate Administration, Tax, Trusts and Court of Protection? This is an opportune time to join this thriving firm and head up its Wills, Trusts and Probate Department. Applications are encouraged from Solicitors and Legal Executives with STEP accreditation who possess proven experience of managing a team. Your duties will include developing and growing the firm’s client base, so it is essential to excel in business development activities. Managing your own caseload, you will have excellent client care and communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. It will be advantageous to possess proven working knowledge of welfare benefits, care funding regulation and taxation. Some work attending clients outside of the office will be required, so access to your own transport is essential. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and the provision of a supportive work environment for its valued employees.

Please contact Ricardo quoting reference RD27151 when applying for this position.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role:
You must be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with extensive experience in private and elderly client matters;
You must be STEP accredited;
You will be skilled in business development activities, such as marketing and networking;
You will possess excellent client care and communication skills;
You will be proactive and have the vision and ambition to grow a successful department;
You will have a driving license and access to your own transport.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: WILLS, TRUSTS & PROBATE

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