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Paralegal Tax & Estate Planning


Location
Bristol
Position
Paralegal - Tax & Estate Planning
Salary
£17,500
Application closes in
234 days

Meade King LLP is a full service Bristol law firm and we are looking for a full-time paralegal to work in our Tax & Estate Planning team.

It’s a very busy team and we’re looking for someone with excellent communication skills as you’ll be regularly dealing with people on the telephone, face to face, by email and letter and be expected to take an active role in the management and organisation of your department’s workload.

Who We’re Looking For

You must:

  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with clients face to face and on the phone (including elderly clients)
  • Work well in a team but also independently
  • Have an understanding of and the ability to keep client confidentiality
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Work at high levels of accuracy
  • Be highly organised
  • Have excellent numeracy and literacy levels
  • Be a current part-time (weekends or evenings) LPC, LLB or GDL student
  • Be an LPC, LLB or GDL graduate
  • Have a good academic background in law
  • Have an interest in private client work. We’d like it if you’ve completed or are doing the relevant LPC modules

What You’ll Be Doing

You’ll be supporting the partner and solicitor working in the team with their caseload, along with your own duties which include:

  • Drafting wills and LPAs
  • Probate administration work, including initial letters, drafting probate documents and day to day running of files
  • Paralegal work (under supervision) including meeting clients in and out of the office, drafting documents and corresponding with clients
  • Taking telephone calls from clients, families and contacts of the team
  • File management – opening paper and email files, documents papers, dealing with wills, deeds and cheque payments
  • Maintaining the teams administration records such as our wills database
  • Attending meetings with fee earners and taking notes
  • Helping with marketing activities for the team such as making marketing packs and attending events

Your Benefits

Your starting salary will be £17,500 and you’ll have a six month probationary period, after which we may review your salary. We offer good benefits to our staff including cycle to work, Tax-Free Childcare scheme and Perkbox.

 

There are currently no other career opportunities, but if you would like to send us a speculative CV, please email it, along with the type of job you want to apply for to gen@meadeking.co.uk

Why Join Meade King?

As a smaller commercial law firm, Meade King offers a different experience from larger, multi-location firms.

Our staff tend to have a higher level of responsibility at an earlier stage, with more client contact and a broader range of work. 

In recent times, all the training contracts we've awarded have been to staff who are already working as paralegals in the firm.

If you'd like to know more about opportunities at Meade King, please call us on 0117 926 4121 or make an online enquiry.