Legal Administrator Wills, Trusts and Probate

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Salary range:
£15,000 - £19, 999
£18,000 - £20,000
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Uxbridge Employment Agency
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Would you like to join a highly successful law firm? If so then we have a great opportunity for you to join a leading firm as a Legal Administrator within their Wills, Trust and Probate team.
Salary £18,000 -£20,000 + excellent employee benefits
To be considered for this role you will either have previous experience as a Legal Administrator or some legal qualifications.
You must have a strong interest in Law and also a good eye for detail as well as strong communication and people skills.
The key duties include:
Legal tasks:
• Drafting documents including wills, lasting powers of attorney, witness statements, oaths, estate accounts
• Loading information onto and using the probate tool
• Recording chargeable time
• Preparing correspondence and documents
• Liaising with clients by email, telephone and in person
• Conducting legal research using tools such as LexisNexis and Lawtel Westlaw.
• Checking lengthy documentation and proofreading
• Completing legal forms.
Administrative tasks:
• File opening, to include data input, completion of internal forms and procedures, preparation of anti-money laundering documentation, setting up the paper file and file labels, preparing the initial letters.
• File closing to include data input, checking ledger balances, filleting files, returning client documents, completion of internal forms
• Preparation of bills, to include collating disbursement receipts, liaising with accounts and preparing all documentation to be sent to the client in accordance with defined procedures
• Filing time sheets, incoming correspondence, outgoing copies, invoices, reports and paper files in/out of the filing system. Assisting with file checking and organising in preparation for semi-annual quality audits.
• Checking deeds in and out of the deeds storage facility. Collecting deeds from the floor and returning them to storage.
• Printing, scanning, copying documents. Generally liaising with the document management centre on document production/collation tasks.
• Ad hoc data input as and when required
• Time recording

Ideally you will have:
- Previous experience within a Legal Administrator position and/or legal qualifications
- Advanced working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint and the ability to Audio type.
Please note that there is on-site parking available and our client offer excellent employee benefits.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity then please email me your CV today!
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Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01753 290261
Contact: Lauren Tuthill

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