Private Client Paralegal

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: £Highly Competative plus Benefits
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: 3138

Experienced Private Client Paralegal (Trusts & Executries) required for leading UK legal firm. This role will be based in their Edinburgh office and will report to the Partner of the department.

Supporting the wider fee earning team, this role will involve Tax, Trust and Executries. Duties include:

  • Undertake all administration work associated with Trusts.
  • Liaising with HMRC and with OSCR.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Trustees administrative decisions are implemented, and will arrange any financial transactions as necessary.
  • Liaising with fee-earners (including tax compliance), Financial Advisers, Investment Managers and Accountants as required.
  • Client contact.
  • Organising diary of any relevant trust dates.
  • Preparing agendas, attending meetings, taking minutes and circulating appropriate documentation if required.
  • Preparation of trust accounts and operation of trust accounts diary.
  • Possible preparation of executry accounts – can be discussed.
  • Administration and planning of feeing processes.
  • Work with Partners and fee-earners to review existing trust protocols and styles.
  • Contribution to team knowledge management and Business Development as required.
  • May attend some client meetings.
  • Typing and dictation management.
  • Client communication, both written and verbal.
  • Collation of papers and file management.
  • General organisation and any other administration as required.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Private Client experience is essential
  • Efficient use of MS Office (including Excel) essential and previous experience of using Digital Dictation preferable
  • Good communication skills – ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and intermediaries
  • Good team working skills and willingness to learn
  • Ability to prioritise workload, work efficiently and to use own initiative
  • Flexibility – to work out-with normal working hours

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