Head of Department - Probate

£40000 - £50000 per annum
31 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Sam Haigh
Full time
Contract type
Develop your leadership skills as a Head of Probate Department for a highly regarded practice located within Herefordshire.

Joining a busy team located in the Hereford area, the successful solicitor will have the skills and expertise to drive the team forward, overseeing the day to day management of the department alongside a stimulating and varied caseload of probate matters. Previous team management experience and probate expertise will be essential.

  • Requesting a grant of probate
  • Advising on the implications of inheritance tax
  • Estates administration
  • Implementation, administration and termination of trusts
  • Deeds of family arrangement
  • Achieving firm-set billing targets
  • Keeping up to date with developments in your specialist field
  • Participation in business development and marketing initiatives
  • Undertaking additional duties as required in the best interest of the practice
The Candidate
  • Applications are considered from qualified solicitors with a minimum of three years’ PQE
  • Previous team management experience will be a pre-requisite
  • Be technically proficient with experience in all aspects of probate matters
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Highly organised, flexible and detail orientated
  • Strives for high standards in their work at all times
  • Possesses a flair for business development and marketing
The Firm
Our client is an historic law firm in Herefordshire with strong roots and excellent reputation for delivering high quality legal services to individuals and businesses across the region. Staffed by a team of experts who are highly skilled and dedicated to upholding the firm’s traditional values, including excellence in client care, they ensure a personalised and cost service, tailoring solutions to individuals circumstances. Recognised as a positive place to work, opportunities here are highly prized.

Head of Department - Probate

For further details of this Head of Probate Department vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH03285881.


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