Due to continued growth, an established and growing full service law firm in Worthing, West Sussex are seeking an experienced Private Client Legal Secretary or Assistant to join their busy wills and probate department.
Your role will be to assist a Private Client Solicitor handling a range of matters with a focus on probate/estate planning/estate administration. This is your chance to be part of a highly successful and close knit team as well as part of a progressive, commercially successful but also friendly firm.
You must be an experienced Private Client Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant with proven experience assisting with all aspects of the probate/estate administration process. You should also be able to assist with ensuring that files are compliant with our internal procedures and processes and for Lexcel accreditation and general secretarial duties and support. The ideal candidate will also have excellent IT skills and be able to work well in a largely paperless environment.
On offer is a competitive salary/package which will be negotiable depending on level of experience. In addition clear career growth opportunities are available as you develop and progress your skills.
The firms offices are easily commutable from Worthing, Horsham, Brighton, Hove, Littlehampton and Chichester and Bognor Regis.
Apply now to be considered for this Private Client Legal Secretary career opportunity with a leading firm in Worthing, West Sussex with a great reputation.
Jamie joined Douglas Scott in 2020 as part of the London & South East team focusing on recruiting legal professionals across Sussex and Kent. He recruits for a range of law firms from high street, boutique, Legal 500, Top 200 and national practices. Jamie places candidates at all levels from Secretarial/Support, Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners. He prides himself of building long term relationships with both clients and candidates alike and is known for his consultative, honest and tailored approach. Prior to joining Douglas Scott, Jamie worked for another national legal recruitment specialist for 7 years where he placed hundreds of Solicitors across the South East, North West and Australia. Jamie’s recruitment career dates back to 2005 where he spent 8 years within the Commercial Finance/Corporate Banking sector, prior to specialising in legal.