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Solicitor/Associate/Legal Executive, Private Client, Horsham (HR0264)

23 Oct 2018

JOB TITLE

Solicitor/Legal Executive (HR0264)

GROUP

Private Client

LOCATION

Horsham

HOURS

9.15am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday (1 hour for lunch)

SALARY

Dependent on experience

BENEFITS

  • 21.5 days holiday p/a plus 3.5 over the Christmas period
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Perkbox (Discounts on food and drink, entertainment and shopping.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • 5% pension contribution

TEAM INFO

You will work alongside the 10 Partners and Staff in the Private Client Horsham team,  with the wider Private Client group of 30 being based in our other offices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE FIRM AND ROLE

DMH Stallard is a legal 100 firm with a headcount of 302, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We were awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year by South East Dealmakers in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

 

Do you have previous experience of Private Client work?  Are you client focused and able to work well as part of a team?  Do you want to work for an award winning, supportive law firm that develops their own?  This could be the beginning of the rest of your career!

 

We are looking for a 2 year + PQE Solicitor/Associate or Legal Executive to join our Private Client team in our Horsham office.

 

The primary focus of this role will be to operate as an effective member of the Private Client Group in Horsham within the Tax, Trust and Probate team and within the wider Private Client Department. You will be responsible under supervision for your own caseload of work and own fee targets.

 

The role will involve Will drafting, estate administration, Lasting Power of Attorney, elements of trust work and, to a limited extent, Court of Protection work.

 

WHO AND WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include: 

  • Previous experience of Private Client work essential to include Will drafting, estate administration, Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney, elements of trust work and Court of Protection work.
  • Able to effectively manage their time to achieve client and internal deadlines.
  • Understanding the importance of client care with an ability to deal with a wide range of clients with differing objectives.
  • Able to work within a team and provide support to Senior Associates and Partners as appropriate.
  • Competent IT skills including Outlook, Word, Digital Dictation and Axxia (or another case management system).
  • Ability to draft documentation, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Understanding of the strategy and vision of the firm.

 

For a full job description, click here.

 

This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm.

 

Closing date is 31 October 2018.

 

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