Paralegal/Will Writer

Paralegal/Will Writer - Based at Bexleyheath

We are currently seeking a new Paralegal/Will Writer.

This position would possibly suit a Legal Secretary from a probate department who is looking to progress within this area of law.

MAIN DUTIES

  • To engage with clients in an efficient and courteous way so as to promote the firm and the "Easywill" package.
  • To take instructions from clients who call at the office without appointment enquiring about straightforward Wills.
  • For simple Wills, to prepare, explain and submit draft documents for approval as quickly as possible – on the same day or within 24 hours.
  • To present the firm's account promptly and to secure immediate settlement.
  • To ensure that all enquiries outside the scope of "Easywill", involving trusts, IHT advice etc, are referred to senior members of the Wills and Probate team.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Pleasant and courteous manner
  • Efficient and co-operative attitude
  • Diligent and conscientious approach to work
  • Ability to work unsupervised

SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • PC literacy
  • Accurate keyboard skills
  • Must have some experience working within a Probate department either as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal/Legal Assistant.
  • A law degree/LPC desired, although not essential
  • Must have a full clean driving licence as you will be expected to visit clients at our other offices and at their homes.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.

Benefits include; 25 days holiday, company car (with free parking at Bexleyheath), pension scheme, employee healthcare cashback scheme, free eye tests and staff discounts on our legal services.

Although you will be based at Bexleyheath, you will also work at our Sidcup, Orpington, & Dartford office.