VACANCIES

Solicitor / CILEx / Fee Earner

Group Company: Winn Solicitors

Department: Wills, Probate & Trusts

As part of Winn Group’s expansion into new areas of Law, we have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor/CILEx/Fee Earner to join our newly established department, to ensure the delivery of an exceptional private client service.

This is an excellent opportunity for a client-centric Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive or non-qualified Fee Earner (NQ – 5 years PQE or equivalent experience) with experience in a range of private client matters, and the ability to take a proactive approach in the development and success of the department.

The ideal candidate will naturally represent Winns Values of Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability which underpin our mission to be the one stop shop for accident management and rehabilitation.

Employee Benefits

  • From 22 days holiday, 8 days bank holidays, and an added birthday holiday
  • Option to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday
  • Bonus scheme and annual salary review
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Free on-site parking (subject to availability)
  • Training and development opportunities

Job Description

Your duties will include:

  • You will effectively manage a case load of Wills, Probate & Trusts related client cases, whilst ensuring the delivery of exemplary client care, in accordance with SRA regulations.
  • Provide excellent, appropriate and timely advice to clients both verbally and in writing in accordance with specific client’s needs/requirements.
  • Advocate on behalf of/represent clients at Court.
  • Accurate drafting of legal documents.
  • Ensure the client obtains the appropriate outcome for their case, in accordance with regulations and legislation.
  • Contribute to the overall development and success of the department.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the company’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

  • You will be an ambitious Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive or non-qualified Fee Earner (NQ – 5 years PQE or equivalent experience) with a solid background in a range of private client matters, a proven track record of running your own private client caseload, working to fee income targets, service levels and committed to delivering an exemplary level of client care.
  • Have knowledge of the Law Society Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme and be an accredited member (highly desirable).
  • Have a keen interest and willingness to participate in departmental business development activities.
  • Have experience and interest in case management software packages (previous Proclaim and Arken experience would be advantageous).
  • Be familiar with the online portal for Probate applications.
  • Have excellent time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and organise a complex workload to meet required deadlines.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and drive to produce an exemplary standard of service to our clients.
  • Be commercially focussed.
  • Be able to meet clients in the community as well as in the office, therefore your own transport is essential.

Winn Solicitors is one of the country’s leading claims management companies taking care of no win no fee accident claims from start to finish.

Winn Group, home to Winn Solicitors, On Medical and On Hire, is a leading North East business providing nationwide accident management and rehabilitation services for victims of non-fault accidents.

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