To work as part of the tax & estate planning team. To undertake fee earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the practice area by achieving fee earning targets. To ensure work is completed in an efficient and effective manner within the parameters of Lexcel Quality Standards.
To undertake fee earning work on behalf of clients.
To attend client meetings and take instructions (home visits as necessary).
To create and maintain client files within the parameters of Lexcel Quality Standards.
To generate suitable client correspondence.
To draft legal documents as required.
To comply with the firm's routine time recording, accounts and administrative disciplines within the parameters of Lexcel Quality Standards.
Provide supervision and mentoring to junior fee earners.
To promptly inform the practice head immediately of any potential problems on files.
To participate in marketing and networking events, as requested.
To attend and contribute to departmental meetings.
To attend training events to comply with annual CPD requirements.
To work from the Maidstone office, as required, to meet the needs of the business.
To undertake any other reasonable tasks to assist the department, as requested by the practice head.
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A qualified solicitor (of up to 3 years PQE) admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society or Level 6 FCILEx.
Previous experience in Tax & Estate Planning fee earning work.
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
Previous experience of using a case management system (desirable).
Ability to demonstrate excellent client care skills.
Good communication skills, orally and also written.