Are you finding your current firm’s ambitions do not match your passion and drive? If so, this Wills & Probate solicitor role is the perfect opportunity for you.
Dodds Solicitors are currently seeking a Wills & Probate Solicitor to join our Probate Department in Leicester City Centre. Dodds Solicitors specialise in family services, criminal defence, conveyancing and wills and probate. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Wills & Probate Solicitor to assist our Probate team. In this role you will be assisting families at a sensitive time and helping to make what can be a daunting process as painless and smooth as possible.

For this role you will be expected to complete the following duties:

  • Experience of dealing with all areas of private client work, wills and probate, trusts, LPAs and more.
  • Taking over existing client caseload as well as growing and developing your work.
  • Build relationships with other departments and external referrers.
  • Drafting simple and complex wills.
  • Estates administration and advising on inheritance tax.
  • Dealing with Court of Protection matters.
  • Advising on and preparing and registering Lasting Powers of Attorney and ordinary powers of attorney
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the law and implement changes necessary to comply with the law.
  • Provide a high-quality client service.
  • Be pro-active in resolving problems and clients’ needs.

The following skills will be required:

  • Qualified solicitor with at least three years’ experience in a similar role.
  • You should have a positive outlook and work well within a team.
  • A degree of autonomy and possess the drive to succeed.
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to build good client and third party relationships.
  • Excellent communicational skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Be confident and have the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Experience in using DPS would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Occasional travel may l be involved, so a driving licence and car are essential for this role.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • There is car parking available
  • Competitive salary dependent on your level of experience
  • Fulltime

Please contact our Practice Manager Sarah Mills to apply sarah.mills@dodds-solicitors.co.uk 0116 253 0212

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