Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive

Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive 
Private Client Department
Chelmsford Office – Full Time

Job Purpose:

We have an opportunity for a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join the Private Client Department in the Chelmsford office. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic fee earner with experience of private client matters.   

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a team with a reputation for hard work, innovation and a commitment to being with Gepp Solicitors.

About the Role:

•    To undertake fee earning work, working both independently with minimal supervision and as a member of the team;
•    To maintain existing relations with the firm’s clients and assist and help develop new relationships;
•    Managing private client matters, with a particular focus on:

  • preparation of Wills and trusts;
  • administration of estates and trusts;
  • advising clients with regard to LPAs and Deputy Orders;
  • managing relationships with IFAs, accountants and clients.

•    Maintaining a high level of professionalism and ensuring client matters and information are kept confidential

About You

•    Minimum2+ years PQE
•    Excellent client facing skills and the ability to nurture existing clients and third party relationships as well as the ability to help develop new business and assist in networking events;
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to building effective and trusting relations with people internally and externally to the firm;
•    Proven high level organisational and time management skills with the ability to think ahead, prioritise workload, respond to and manage changing circumstances and work under pressure to meet deadlines;
•    A flexible, adaptable and positive attitude to work;
•    To achieve agreed financial targets, both in respect of fee income and the recording of chargeable hours.

Salary and Benefits
•    Competitive Salary
•    Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
•    Income Protection
•    Health cash plan.

We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.

Please submit your CV (maximum double sided) and a short covering letter to Karen Mollison, Practice Manager.   E:  recruitment@gepp.co.uk.
 

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