Legal Executive

Employer
eNL
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Excellent
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Trust Litigation, Wills & Probate
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Legal Support, Legal Executive
PQE
1-3 years, 4-6 years, 7+ years
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Job Details

Probate Specialist/Legal Executive, West Midlands, Top 50 Law Firm, £Excellent plus extensive benefits to include, bonus based on the firm’s financial performance, five weeks' annual leave and the option to buy or sell a week each year and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay. To apply or to register your interest, please call Claire on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:4121

The firm is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. This attitude to flexible working ensures the firm continue to provide an outstanding service to their clients, whilst allowing employees to develop their careers, in the knowledge that personal priorities will remain just that.

In this role you will advise a range of clients specialising in probate work and estate administration on a wide variety of matters including, all aspects of finalising a person's estate, including applications for grants of representation, inheritance tax calculations, advice regarding post death variations, the distribution of assets and establishing or re-structuring trusts under a will. Typically the team act for wealthy families and individuals, business people and landowners.

If you are the kind of individual who wishes to assist families at a sensitive time and help them to make what can be a daunting process as painless and smooth as possible, together with developing relationships with clients, not only assisting them with the legal aspects of a loved one's estate, but also negotiating family responsibilities and offering support when you can, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a firm at the prime end of the market.

You will be a Chartered Legal Executive with proven experience within trust and probate work. It is essential that you have previous experience in a comparable role, educated to a minimum of B grade A-level or equivalent, excellent written English and ability to produce clear, logical drafting. Solid previous experience of preparing sets of accounts for probates and trusts, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, effective time and matter management and a systematic approach to work.

As you would expect, the firm offers a generous salary and benefits. Everyone has different priorities and preferences, so you can choose the benefits that appeal to you. From buying holiday and undergoing health screening to leasing a bicycle – the choice is yours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Claire Bate at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email claire.bate@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of vacancies throughout the Midlands, South West and East of England. If you are a Solicitor/Legal Executive looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

Company

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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