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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Probate Legal Assistant

Cardiff, UK
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Company: NEW LAW

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Probate Legal Assistant - Bristol

NewLaw Solicitors is a market leading law firm, supporting clients to go through what will often be a difficult stage in their life. Due to continued growth, we have a fantastic opportunity to join our Private Client team as a Probate Legal Assistant. 

Your administrative ability, passion for delivering excellent customer service and drive to build a career within a legal environment are exactly why you would be an asset to our Private Client Team.

A day in the life of a Probate Legal Assistant at NewLaw will involve:

  • Carrying out administrative duties to assist fee earners within the Private Client team
  • Preparing correspondence to beneficiaries, personal representatives and financial institutions
  • Obtaining valuations of assets and liabilities
  • Chasing outstanding information where necessary by telephone, letter and email
  • Set up new cases and provide a welcoming point of contact for new customers
  • Provide updates and offer assistance to clients when required

About you:

  • You will have excellent IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Strong communicator both in person and in writing
  • Able to demonstrate empathy with clients who have suffered a bereavement.
  • Able to identify and articulate key messages clearly and succinctly (verbally and in writing).
  • Understands the need for client confidentiality and is conscious of it at all times, both inside and outside of the office. 
  • Team player with a track record of building strong, effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Excellent organisational skills with proven ability to manage time and prioritise tasks to deliver when working under pressure.

In return for your commitment and expertise, we offer:

  • Competitive salary of £19,553
  • 31 days annual leave, increasing annually to a maximum of 35 days (This includes bank/public holidays)
  • Development opportunities, mentoring and support to progress your career.
  •  A 20% discount with EE.
  • Local shop discounts.
  • Local retailer discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme and travel loans
  • A "Recommend a Friend" bonus scheme, up to £1000 per referral.
  • A great city centre location, with easy access to all local shops and restaurants
  • And of course, Pension.

Why would you want to work with NewLaw?

NewLaw is a leading specialist law firm and part of Redde Northgate plc. NewLaw is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for three areas; Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Private Client services. Established in 2004, our fresh approach to managing personal injury claims has made us a major force in the sector. Our teams of specialists provide a service that 95% of our clients would recommend.

If you are keen to progress your career in a leading specialist law firm, apply today!

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