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Senior Solicitor / Associate – Succession & Tax

Organisation
Blake Morgan
Reference
OXF 213113
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Legal
Location
Oxford
Salary
competitive
Expiry Date
28/07/2017
Private Law is a highly regarded and successful division within Blake Morgan, made up of our Succession & Tax, Residential Property and Family Law teams. It generates fees of over £10m and comprises 120 people regionally.

Job Description

As a Private Client Solicitor, you will have a broad range of legal experience, including:

  • Lifetime estate planning to cover advice on the preparation of Wills and powers of attorney, charitable legacy giving, tax (including inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax) & trust planning.
  • Obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estates, including foreign domicile and intestate estates
  • Obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration for charities & charitable legacy advice
  • Post-death planning to include advising on deeds of variation and deeds of family arrangement
  • A good working knowledge of trust management, with reference to the firm's dedicated Trust Administration team (as required) is preferred.
  • Experience of dealing with assets in different jurisdictions and foreign Wills is preferred. 

 

Skills & Experience

  • Strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred)
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and high levels of client care
  • Confident and personable
  • Well regarded in their current position
  •  Able to demonstrate team working attitude and examples of acting as a good role model for others in the team
  • Proven ability to supervise and delegate effectively Demonstrable experience of managing relationships with clients and third parties
  • Flexible
  • IT literate