NQ Solicitor, Wills & Estates

NQ Solicitor, Wills & Estates

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time NQ Solicitor to join our well-established law firm at our office in Pudsey on the outskirts of Leeds. You will also have the opportunity to work in our Leeds city centre and Yeadon offices. In addition, we offer flexible and agile working, together with a positive work-life balance.

We are particularly interested in applications from confident self-starters who are not afraid to hit the ground running.

With a longstanding and loyal client base, the private client team cover the broad remit of matters including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Court of Protection matters and Powers of Attorney.

THE CANDIDATE
We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious person who will enjoy a varied workload. You will be joining a highly respected team offering excellent quality work and a rewarding career.

The successful candidate will be newly qualified and should have an interest in and ideally have some experience in Private Client work. They will also be expected to play a key role in developing and building the elderly client offering through networking and business development.
In return you will enjoy a full and varied caseload including Wills, Probate and Powers of Attorney matters. You will also receive valuable mentorship, support and supervision to aid your professional development. This is a role that can also lead to career development and promotion.

THE ROLE
The role will involve a broad range of Private Client work, specifically in matters relating to older and vulnerable clients, particularly in connection with the management of their financial affairs, as well as the preparation of Wills and Trusts for all types of clients. Tasks will include:

1. With supervision, manage a caseload of wills and estate cases.
2. Assist clients with the full range of private client matters, including
Wills, Powers of Attorney, Administration of Estates, Court of
Protection and Trusts.
3. Provide legal advice and support to clients.
4. Work closely with members of the team and receive valuable
mentorship and supervision to support your professional
development.
5. Maintain an empathetic and understanding manner when dealing
with elderly or vulnerable clients.
6. Deliver exceptional client care to the firm's longstanding and loyal
client base.
7. Assist senior fee earners on more complex cases as part of
professional development.
8. Opportunity to undertake paid study for the STEP exams.
9. Stay updated on changes in relevant laws and regulations.

BENEFITS
Alongside a competitive salary, other benefits include:
• an annual bonus scheme of up to 10% of your basic salary
• 31 days holiday including bank holidays:
• your birthday off each year
• additional 2 days holiday after six years’ service
• a further 3 days holiday after ten years’ service.
• the option of buying additional days each year.
• employee assistance scheme
• life assurance
• annual travel card loan
• regular funded staff events
• flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance

Please send your CV, together with a covering letter to nikki.morton@morrishsolicitors.com.

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