An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor to join a multi-office North East firm at mid to senior level.working within a busy Wills and Probate team within their Private Client department.
The successful candidate should be STEP qualified or working towards this qualification.
The successful candidate should have experience of preparing wills, dealing with the administration of estates, handling court of protection work and advising on trusts.
The ability to handle a diverse caseload largely unsupervised is essential, along with a commitment to the highest level of service provision.
The successful candidate must be willing to actively participate in business development activities, both in and out of office hours, and be able to demonstrate a history of strong financial performance.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to prioritise, cope under pressure and work to strict deadlines.
Excellent communication and IT skills are essential as is managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs.
Attention to detail, a good work ethic and a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion will be necessary. Salary will be commensurate with experience.