Taskmaster Wakefield, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Job title: Head of Wills and Probate Salary: Negotiable + bonus and benefits Contract: Full-time, permanent Location: Wakefield This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the World's leading legal brands and help them achieve their ambitions of revolutionising the UK legal landscape. Through investment in attracting and developing top talent who share these ambitions whilst embracing modern technology our client want to become the UK's number 1 law firm. Though the demands are high, support and training is a pivotal part of the culture and they pride themselves on a unique, relaxed, family orientated working environment - the focus is on its employees which results in happy and satisfied customers. Everyone in the business works hand-in-hand so everyone can focus on what they're best at and be experts in their own field. Candidate profile: A driven, entrepreneurial candidate interested in leading the rapid growth and development of an established private client department. Strong legal technical knowledge and experience is essential. The department handles a broad range of private client matters including: Wills (both traditional offline wills as well as developing & managing an online wills service) Probate and Estate administration Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection Trusts and Estate Planning Required skills and experience: Proven experience of acting on behalf of clients in relation to private client, with a particular focus on wills and probate. Excellent technical skills across the full remit of private client matters. A proven ability to think commercially (balancing rules, regulations, risks, client interests and revenues) An interest in modernising legal services and utilising technology Self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure. Ability to consider the bigger picture and not just focus on the issue at hand Able to play a key role in business development and networking opportunities. Employee Benefits: 35 days' holiday (inc bank holidays) Pension scheme Life Assurance Private Health Insurance Salary Sacrifice schemes including child care vouchers and car purchase scheme Employee Assistance Discounted Legal Services Unique family orientated culture Bespoke training and development plans Flexible working hours Free on-site parking For further details and an exploratory conversation about this opportunity please apply on-line, attaching your CV. All applications will be responded to within 48 hours.