Senior Wills & Probate Solicitor Vacancy

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 Senior 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 lead our Probate team. In this role you will be assisting families at a sensitive time and help them 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, IHT’s 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.
  • Manage and motivate the Probate team.
  • 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 will be a Wills & and Probate Solicitor with 3 years PQE.
  • 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 communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a department and grow your team.
  • Be confident and have the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Experience in using DPS would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Occasional travel will 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 262 8596