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We are looking for a strong experienced candidate to join our growing Wills and Probate department on a full time basis.

The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the busy team and to assist with the tasks necessary including, but not limited to, the following:

  • typing / dictation
  • assisting with general correspondence, emails and telephone calls, messages
  • typing documents, including LPA’s, Court of Protection and Land Registry Forms and other court papers
  • posting and recording financial transactions, recording and requesting payments, raising invoices, reviewing ledgers
  • corresponding with appropriate third parties, e.g. banks, creditors and public bodies
  • submitting and retrieving documents from/to the HM Land Registry Portal
  • working with other departments where appropriate, and providing wider office support if required on occasion
  • assist with Money Laundering requirements
  • if required, meet or liaise with clients or third parties on behalf of fee earners
  • prepare/copy documents for files, court or third parties
  • opening and closing files
  • retrieving documents from store and returning in accordance with internal systems
  • arranging appointments for fee earners, taking initial details from clients and providing some quotes where necessary

 

The candidate will be:

– competent with Windows, Word, Excel and digital typing and a working knowledge of case control systems and electronic documents (such as Laserforms) is desirable

– organised and able to work independently

– be able to work well and flexibly as part of a team and have strong communication skills

– be able to follow direction and manage time in a busy environment

Salary: Attractive, market rate, negotiable based on experience. If you are interested in the position, or have any further questions, we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please send your CV to michellehunter@askews.com; or

Apply in writing with a full CV for all positions to

Michelle Hunter,
Practice Manager,
Askews Solicitors,
92-94 Borough Road,
Middlesbrough
TS1 2HJ

Closing date: 31/10/2022