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Legal Assistant - Probate - East Sussex

£21 000 - Wills and Probate - Legal Support
Ref: 634 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Jul 2017


Legal Assistant - East Sussex

Circa £21k

This Legal 500, Chambers Ranked  regional heavy weight law firm who have an excellent reputation are looking for a Probate Assistant to join their successful Private Client team. You will be managing all aspects of probate files and in administering estates through a probate case management system. There are great prospects at this established firm coupled with support and guidance. 

Reporting to the Probate Manager, you will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Accurate typing abilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise with clients

Much of the work will be controlled by precedents and standard documents generated through the case management system.  The successful candidates will prepare a variety of probate documentation generated through our case management system such as correspondence to clients, beneficiaries, executors and other third parties; oath/inheritance tax documentation and other documents required by the Probate Registry; tax returns; account reconciliations; estate accounts and arrange for payments to beneficiaries.

Some experience or knowledge of working within a legal environment and an interest in Probate and Private Client matters is desirable.  Previous knowledge of Probate matters is not necessary but a positive and enthusiastic attitude is essential.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Francesca Butcher at or call for a confidential discussion on 020 3771 9647.

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