Private Client Paralegal

England, Essex, Colchester
£23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
16 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Andrew Burrows
Practice area
Private client, Tax
Full time
Contract type

This firm is ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are recognized as one of the best firms in the area. They have particular expertise in Corporate and Commercial, Agriculture and Real Estate. They are an extremely dynamic practice with very good career progression prospects; many of their current Partners started at the firm as Paralegals/Trainee Solicitors. This is a very strong firm to get experience with if you are looking for a step up in your career.

The firm

The firm are highly ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and are Tiered across several areas. The firm have increased their fee earners across their two offices, and you will find a family feel throughout the firm.

The firm has grown significantly in recent years, several hires have supported this organic growth, together with its strategy of investing heavily in its staff, sharing knowledge, and promoting staff from within. The firm put the client at the centre of what they do; its aim is to provide peace of mind for generations of families and businesses. Their client base includes; private individuals and HNW individuals, PLCs, SMEs, National Companies, subsidiaries of overseas companies, housing associations and charities.

You will find that the firm place clients at the heart of what they do, they charge well for the work that they do. They have a reputation of adding value to their client matters, which is evident in that most of the firm's business comes from referrals.

The role

The firm are looking for a Private Client Paralegal for their thriving, Legal 500 Colchester office.

You will support the Private Client team in Wills and Estates work, including: Inheritance Tax, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection, Elderly and Vulnerable Clients, Trusts, Administration of Estates and more. You will need to work on your own initiative, and so MUST have some experience in this area, ideally managing your own case load.

There is room to grow and progress in this role, the firm assist Paralegals with their CILEx training and provide Training Contracts to internal candidates that impress them.


  • You will have 1+ years' experience in a range of Private Client matters
  • You will have evidence of meeting billing targets and have handled your own matters
  • You must be able to multi-task
  • You will come across well
  • You will work well in a team and be self-sustaining
  • This is an exceptional opportunity for a Private Client Paralegal to join this thriving, Legal 500 firm in Colchester.

    Apply now for immediate consideration.