Tax and Trusts Executive

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2021

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Tax and Trusts Executive/FCILEx - Chichester, West Sussex

A long established law firm in Chichester, West Sussex are looking to recruit a Private Client Lawyer with experience in Tax and Trusts.

You'll be joining a busy private client department where you'll handle tax/trusts matters including trust administration and accounting, with extensive tax work, including the preparation of tax returns and associated compliance.

You'll have plenty on client contact and undertake the following duties Trust and Estate tax returns and personal tax returns, including related tax calculations using the firm's software (IRIS). All related correspondence with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties as required. Monitoring and working to related deadlines.

In addition, you'll prepare trust accounts, monitor deadlines on Trusts and Estates such as ten yearly charges and beneficial entitlements.
Dealing with the day-to-day administration on clients, IHT returns for trusts and estates and undertake ad-hoc advisory work such as advising on trust distributors.

You must be a qualified Private Client Legal Executive with experience in handling trusts and tax matters gained in a similar environment. STEP, ATT or CTA qualifications would be advantageous. You will be IT literate, with experience of using case management and tax software (ideally IRIS).

On offer is a competitive salary which is negotiable depending on level of experience.

Apply now to be considered for this Private Client Executive career opportunity with a well established law firm in Chichester, West Sussex.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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