Private Client Legal Assistant

Job Description

Private Client Legal Assistant

Slough, Berkshire

Full time in the office

Competitive salary package depending on experience

This well- established and reputable law firm are seeking a motivated Legal Assistant to join their Private Client department in their Slough office.

The chosen candidate needs to be someone who is familiar with all the…

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Private Client Legal Assistant

Slough, Berkshire

Full time in the office

Competitive salary package depending on experience

This well- established and reputable law firm are seeking a motivated Legal Assistant to join their Private Client department in their Slough office.

The chosen candidate needs to be someone who is familiar with all the processes and procedures associated with the Private Client department and can start assisting from day one.

The Private Client team deals with a range of areas including:

  • Will drafting
  • Probate/Estate administration
  • Tax Advice
  • Set up and administration of Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection/Deputyship

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the Private client department:

Duties:

  • Using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to Private Client matters.
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Drafting of basic Wills, LPAs and Court of Protection applications.
  • Completion of forms relating to tax i.e. Inheritance Tax.
  • Production of attendance notes.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • Arranging meeting room bookings/travel arrangements.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Assistant experience essential within Private Client.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Description

Private Client Legal Assistant

Slough, Berkshire

Full time in the office

Competitive salary package depending on experience

This well- established and reputable law firm are seeking a motivated Legal Assistant to join their Private Client department in their Slough office.

The chosen candidate needs to be someone who is familiar with all the processes and procedures associated with the Private Client department and can start assisting from day one.

The Private Client team deals with a range of areas including:

  • Will drafting
  • Probate/Estate administration
  • Tax Advice
  • Set up and administration of Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection/Deputyship

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the Private client department:

Duties:

  • Using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to Private Client matters.
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Drafting of basic Wills, LPAs and Court of Protection applications.
  • Completion of forms relating to tax i.e. Inheritance Tax.
  • Production of attendance notes.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • Arranging meeting room bookings/travel arrangements.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Assistant experience essential within Private Client.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Summary

Location: Slough
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
Date: 11th November 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Slough
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
11th November 2021

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