Private Client Paralegal (Wealth Planning)

Job Ref: SBJ284717
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Private Client
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 13 March 2019
  • City of London, London, England, UK & Channel Islands City of London London GBR EC4M 7EG
  • Competitive
  • Sarah Boxall
  • 02030964545
Chadwick Nott

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Our client is a highly successful law firm with offices in the UK and overseas and they are currently recruiting for a paralegal to join their Wealth Planning practice within their Private Client & Tax Division. The firm has one of the largest and most comprehensive private client practices in the world and they are seeking an ambitious and robust paralegal to join their market leading team.

The successful candidate will work with a broad range of clients (including trustees, administrators, banks, and beneficiaries) in relation to a range of private client related legal matters. Succession planning for international families is a key part of this role, and you will assist with implementing estate-planning arrangements for individuals. The work will involve a mix of domestic UK and international matters - duties will include:

  • Legal research
  • Document management, review and analysis
  • Assisting in preparing pitches and tenders and in aspects of business development
  • Assisting with client events
  • Preparing draft documents including wills, powers of attorneys and trust deeds
  • Preparing first drafts of Terms of Engagement letters
  • Providing effective and proactive communication with clients, legal staff and other support staff, organising meetings, answering the phone, taking messages, managing e-mail, etc.
  • Resolving accounting queries and producing monthly bills

About you:

  • Strong academics with previous experience working as a Paralegal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and under pressure
  • Strong research skills
  • Good IT skills

For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Chadwick Nott
12/04/2019 15:50:31