02 Oct, 2018

Private Client Paralegal (Newark)

  • Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management
  • Newark, UK
Full time Paralegal

Job Description

Hours of Work: 9.00 am - 5.15 pm. Monday - Friday (36.25 hrs per week)

Salary : Depends on Experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Paralegal to join our team.   The role will be a fee earning position and will involve undertaking routine Private Client work. 

Chattertons have just achieved “Ones to Watch” status following our first ever staff survey with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work, which means we have good levels of employee engagement and we are looking to increase engagement over the next year so we can improve our ranking even further.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Law, have a real passion for Private Client work and a good level of knowledge and /or experience in this area. Strong research skills are essential.

You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual who will be experienced in a broad range of matters to include, but not limited to, the following:-

  • Preparation of Wills;
  • Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney to include registration of EPAs and LPAs;
  • File opening administration;
  • Estate Administration including visiting properties;
  • Trust Administration;
  • Dealing with initial enquiries;
  • File Closures.

In addition, you will work with the Company’s Marketing Team to promote and enhance the good reputation and business of the Company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide an ongoing service to existing clients.
  • To work with Partners and other Fee Earners to develop new business.
  • Develop and enhance the Private Client Departments, maximising cross referrals across all offices and areas of the business.
  • To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives.
  • To keep informed of all changes in the Law and Practice in own area of work.
  • Maintain and enhance up to date legal skills.
  • Financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate daily records of time spent on client and internal work.
  • Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Company’s quality and risk procedures.

Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 


Competitive Salary



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