Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive Location: Mansfield Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 DOE Reporting to: Head of Department Job type: Permanent, Full time (Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm) Hopkins Solicitors are a leading private practice firm which provides a broad spectrum of specialist and general legal services throughout Nottinghamshire. With a strong reputation in the marketplace, we pride ourselves on our continued growth, achieved through client recommendation and committed staff. This full-time role will be varied and challenging, where you will work on your own caseload of quality private client matters. The successful candidate will be expected to deal with all aspects of the matter from inception through to completion with supervision if required. We offer a competitive salary and a supportive, progressive working environment working within an experienced team. About: We are a full-service law firm and the successful candidate will be able to bring experience and ideas and promote and build the department. The firm is IIP accredited and is one of only 55 companies worldwide to be working with IIP on the pilot for their sixth-generation accreditation scheme. It therefore values training. Hopkins' culture is one which combines hard work and professionalism with a friendly and supportive working environment. The successful candidate will have strong inter-personal skills, being able to communicate effectively with colleagues and most importantly with the firm's clients. We are a local firm of Solicitors; we are not another faceless organisation. We pride ourselves in providing a personal face to face service. We know that building strong relationships with our clients, leads to repeat business so we strive to provide the best customer experience. We are proud that the quality of our service has been recognised by the Law Society with the prestigious LEXCEL standard. This is only given to solicitors' firms that meet the highest standards of management and customer care. Hopkins Solicitors LLP is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request. Duties: Will drafting, including complex wills, estate and inheritance tax planning. Estate Administration. Taking instructions and preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney for both health and welfare and property and financial affairs. Requirements: 2 years' experience advising on wills, probate and LPA's a background in handling their own caseload of private client matters a practical and commercial approach good personal skills and the ability to build a rapport and network a desire to become their client's trusted advisor good communication skills and ability to work in a team. a strong desire to learn Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday (4 of which to be used over Christmas for the offices to close) Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of Legal Graduate, Law Graduate, Graduate, Legal Assistant, Litigation Assistant, GDL, LPC, Legal Executive, Legal Support Assistant, Paralegal, Legal Handler, Legal Secretary, Legal Aid, Private Client, Court of Protection, Legal Advisor, Private Client Solicitor, Solicitor, Power of Attorney, Wills Advisor, Consumer Credit Solicitor, Lawyer, Financial Services Lawyer, Consumer Credit Lawyer, Risk Management, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory Solicitor and Financial Services Regulation may also be considered for this role.

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