Wills & Probate Solicitor in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

A new vacancy has arisen with a solicitors firm of medium size based in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, about 300 metres from Kingston train station. They are looking for

a) a Wills and Probate Locum to start on or around the 31st October for 4+ weeks to cover for illness, and
b) a full time permanent Wills & Probate Solicitor.

Full job spec is below. Any interest in either please let me know.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced dynamic and ambitious Solicitor to join and lead a busy and expanding Private Client department. The job description is set out below:-

Job Description (more…)

Title:    Solicitor
Hours:    9am to 5:30pm and as required

Specific duties:    Proficiency is required in the following areas:
(i) Will drafting;
(ii) Administration of Estates;
(iii) Drafting of settlements – including Interest in Possession and Discretionary Trusts;
(iv) Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax applicable to individuals and Trusts;
(v) Deeds of Variation;
(vi) Inheritance Tax Rules including familiarity with reliefs, the relevant property regime and gifts with reservation of benefit;
(vii) Lasting Powers of Attorney;
(viii) Court of Protection, Deputyship and issues affecting the elderly;
(ix) Lifetime Tax Planning;
(x) Administration of Trusts.

The firm does not undertake Offshore Tax Planning and Offshore Trust Administration.

The position will offer a salary at an appropriate level commensurate with the experience of the successful applicant; Private Health Care (subject to qualifying conditions); a bonus based on fees earnt and paid exceeding a target; and an introductory bonus scheme for new work introduced to the firm.

If you are interested in either post please let me know.

Consultant dealing: Jonathan Fagan

Date posted: 18th October 2016

Contact: jobs@interimlawyers.co.uk