Raworths LLP
Legal Secretary – Trusts, Wills and Estates Legal Secretary – Trusts, Wills and Estates

Legal Secretary – Trusts, Wills and Estates

Business

We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.

Property

Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

We currently have a Legal Secretary opportunity within our highly ranked Trusts, Wills and Estates team ­-  Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021, Band 1 for Private Wealth Law in our region and National Leaders (outside London).  Recently nominated at Chambers HNW Awards 2022 for Out-of-London Practice of the Year

As a key member of the team the successful candidate will support fee earners working on a wide range of private client work including probate matters, LPA’s and wills.

Duties for both roles will involve:

  • Operating a digital dictation system for correspondence and documents and Visual Files case management system for client files
  • Providing electronic diary management, arranging client meetings and conference rooms
  • Liaising with clients and dealing with all telephone calls, emails and correspondence efficiently, ensuring clients are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Undertake archiving and filing using the firms paper-lite systems
  • To comply at all times with the firm’s policies and procedures and those set out by the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Candidates do not need to have previous Legal Secretary experience but do need to be passionate about delivering quality client service, thrive working in a team environment, have strong administration skills and an excellent eye for detail.

This a great opportunity for a candidate looking to join a modern legal firm and be part of a supportive team working culture.

We hold Investors In People gold status which is reflected in the continuous learning and training opportunities that we offer, alongside providing an open and supportive team working culture.  In addition, in return for your hard work we offer a competitive salary, generous benefits package and hybrid working is also available.

If you are interested in applying for this position  please send your cv by email to our HR Manager Lisa Robinson at lisa.robinson@raworths.co.uk or if you would like further information please contact her on 01423 566666