Solicitor - Trusts and Estates Administration

Cardiff office Legal

Closing date: 12 January 2020

We currently have an opportunity for a 1 – 4 year PQE Solicitor to join our Trusts and Estates Administration department.

Based in Cardiff, our specialist Trusts and Estates Administration department work on behalf of a number of large high street banks and building societies to offer specialist advice on probate, trusts and estates administration, lasting powers of attorney and deeds of variation.

Heading up a successful team, you will have responsibility for the supervision of paralegals in the department dealing with non-contentious probate work, to include the administration of both taxable and non-taxable estates.  You will also have responsibility for drafting and reviewing deeds of variation, trust deeds and statutory declarations. 

The role will involve working to targets, strict deadlines and service level agreements using case management systems.  Experience of supervising a team would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will have minimum 12 months experience in all areas of non-contentious probate; in particular wills, estates, tax and trusts.

The STEP diploma is advantageous but not essential.

We are seeking a forward thinking, self-motivated individual whose attitude and approach to work is as important as previous experience.