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Probate, Tax & Trusts Solicitor

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire, England

  • Salary

    Dependant on experience

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    1002

Probate, Tax & Trust Solicitor

Location: Reading

Salary: Dependant on experience

Our well established client based in Reading is seeking a Solicitor to join their Probate, Tax & Trust team focusing on elderly client and (non-contentious) Court of Protection Work. The successful candidate will manage an agreed case-load of clients and will also have experience of providing advice on safeguarding issues and the DOLS regime.

Main responsibilities:


  • All aspects of the preparation and submission of non-contentious COP applications
  • Drafting statutory Will and Codicil applications
  • Providing advice on care fee planning (including advise on options for funding and instigating FNCC assessments)
  • Providing advice on any DWP benefits which may be application to our client base
  • Managing our existing relationships with local care providers
  • Working with our wider Probate Tax & Trust team on a more complex lifetime tax planning files which may, for example, include applications for lifetime giving

The successful candidate will:


  • Have at least a 2.1 degree
  • Have experience of elderly client COP work, knowing what it involves (if at Q level then ideally, at least six months experience during training)
  • Be enthusiastic with a good work ethic
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player and willing to share our values
  • Provide an effective and timely service to our clients and promote the interests of our firm
  • Manage an agreed case-load of clients in consultation with the Head of Department
  • Progress client's cases in a timely and cost –effective basis

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