Private Client Legal Assistant – Permanent, Full Time, Sherborne

    A permanent, full-time Legal Assistant is required in our Private Client Team in Sherborne to assist on all aspects of Estate administration, and to draft Wills and LPAs.

    The successful candidate will need to have experience of probate, tax and trust administration. A CILEx qualification is desired, though not essential.

    The role will encompass a wide range of tasks including meeting with and taking client instructions, preparing documents for clients and the Supervising Partner, registering deaths, organising funerals, where the Firm is Executor, organising the sale of properties, paying out legacies, carrying out Will and LPA signings, and time recording with a budget.

    A strong team player, you will possess excellent communication skills. You will also need to demonstrate strong client focus and a commitment to delivering a high quality and professional service in a cost-effective manner. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines will be important.

    If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining reasons for your interest to deborah.carrington@porterdodson.co.uk.