Paralegal – Private Client

Paralegal

Are you an experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant looking for a fresh start for 2024? We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Paralegal within our Private Client department at our Ely office.

We are looking for a candidate who is focused on delivering exceptional client care, is self-motivated and has a meticulous approach to their work.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting a busy fee earner and department and managing their own caseload under supervision.

As part of this role, you will:

  • Liaise with clients and colleagues
  • Preparation of straight forward Wills and summary explanation
  • Administration of simple Estates
  • General correspondence with the Court of Protection, Office of the Public Guardian, HMRC and HMCTS
  • Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney and other Powers of Attorney as may be required
  • Completing Deputyship applications
  • Conduct research and write reports
  • Assisting with the administration of Trusts
  • Assisting with the Trust Registration Service
  • Effectively update the Firm’s case management system
  • File administration
  • Continuously review ways of working to ensure efficiency and contribute to the Firm’s continuous development

In return, we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • Pension
  • Health cash plan and counselling access (where the benefits increase with length of service)
  • Staff events
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Discounted legal fees for you and your family
  • Community minded firm; regular charity support and involvement with community events
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Professional development and career progression
  • Long service gifts
  • Leave for wedding/house move

If you’d like to discuss details of this role or any further information, you can contact us on recruitment@fraserdawbarns.com or via 01945 461456.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@fraserdawbarns.com. We look forward to hearing from you. 

For further insight into what working life is like for our team, please visit our staff testimonials page – https://fraser-dawbarns.onyx-sites.io/careers/staff-testimonials/

Recommended By The Legal 500 Directory*

*We are recommended for the following practice areas: Corporate and Commercial, Debt Recovery, Employment, Personal Injury: Claimant, Agriculture and Estates, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Family, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate & Commercial Property.

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