Wills and Probate Solicitor - NQ-2years PQE

Reading – £42,000


£42,000 + (dependant upon experience)

Wills & Probate Solicitor / Legal Executive

A leading private practice in Reading but with comprehensive market share across Thames Valley and wider national coverage are looking to recruit a Wills & Probate Solicitor/Legal Executive. Ideally, the successful candidate will sat at least 1 Private Client seat or have up to 2 years PQE and experience from a well respected private practice environment.

Ideally, you will be experienced in a broad range of matters, to include, but not limited to:-

* Preparation of Wills, including those utilising trusts to assist with more complex family situations;
* Preparation of Powers of Attorney to include registration of EPAs
* Court of Protection practice
* Administration of taxable and non taxable estates

Additional experience with Trusts and Tax planning would be advantageous, but not essential

If you are local to Reading or within commutable distance of Reading and experienced in the duties and responsibilities required for this role, please send me your CV.

Please contact Steven Collings (Recruitment Consultant) to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UKs leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Bristol based legal jobs and Southampton legal vacancies with confidence. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more South West legal jobs and Cardiff based legal opportunities.

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Steven Collings

Managing Consultant
0121 272 7371


Steven joined Douglas Scott in 2014. He currently manages a team of three, handling recruitment for the region spanning the South West of England and South Wales. Steven predominantly focuses on the recruitment for all areas of Private Practice and works with a variety of high-profile clients; this includes the majority of Legal 500 firms. Steven also works with candidates of all levels from Legal Assistant up to Partner level. Prior to Douglas Scott, he spent 3 years working within the Senior Team, as well as, one year in the Accountancy team at two other well-known recruitment agencies. Steven attended UCLan university and graduated with a BA degree in Communication and Media studies.

"It has been a pleasure to work with Steve Collings and the team at Douglas Scott. Steve, not only has a proactive approach to recruitment, but has an in-depth knowledge of the Property Law sector and a unique understanding of what employers are looking for. Steve does not simply try to hammer square pegs into round holes, he takes the time to get to know you and what you would like to achieve in your next role. He is passionate about his work, which does not end once a position has been secured. Steve and the team have been on hand to assist with the post interview and job offer formalities which has been of great help. 

I would not hesitate in recommending Steve Collings and Douglas Scott."

National Network Conveyancer | Bristol

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Wills & Probate Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £42,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Reading
  • Reference: SC51955

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