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Probate, Tax & Trusts Solicitor

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire, England

  • Salary

    Attractive Salary

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    123235

Probate, Tax & Trusts Solicitor

Reading

Full Time, Permanent

Attractive Salary

A large law client of mine are currently recruiting for a Probate, Tax & Trusts Solicitor to join their top tier and specifically focus on elderly client and (non-contentious) Court of Protection work.

Role requirements:


  • 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 advice on options for funding and instigating FNCC assessments, where appropriate)
  • Providing advice on any DWP benefits which may be applicable to the client base
  • Managing the existing relationships with local care providers
  • Working with the wider Probate Tax & Trusts team on more complex lifetime tax planning files which may, for example, include applications for lifetime giving

Candidate requirements:


  • Have at least a 2.1 degree
  • Have experience of elderly client COP work, knowing what it involves (if at NQ 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 clients and promote the interests of the firm
  • The ideal candidate will also have experience of providing advice on safeguarding issues and the DOLS regime
  • It would also be useful to have some experience of will drafting and estate administration work

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