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Paralegal - Private Client - Leading Firm

Excellent Salary & Benefits


FPSG client is an award winning legal firm, there is an immediately opportunity for an experienced Private Client Paralegal to join their busy team based in their Edinburgh office.


Role Responsibilities

Very varied an interesting role, providing a wide range of Private Client services to a diverse client base. Working alongside the head of department this opportunity will focus on Executries, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Guardianships. Dealing with Executries, including all administration and accounting.

Key areas of responsibility include;

  • Preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney.

  • Administration of trusts.

  • Guardianships and the financial affairs of elderly clients in permanent residential care.

  • Regular contact with clients by telephone, email and general correspondence.

  • Keeping up-to-date with developments in the law and tax regulations.

  • Generate satisfactory level of fee income in accordance with set fee income targets, record all time and fee promptly during and/or on completion of transactions.

  • Quarterly review of all client files for which are responsible.

  • Take part in regular departmental business meetings.


Person Specification

The successful candidate will possess depth of experience and expertise working within the remit of a Private Client Paralegal.

Possess experience dealing with Executries, Wills and PoA.

Demonstrate excellent client management skills, as well as demonstrating a methodical approach to your duties coupled with strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise your workload.

In addition the ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and in person, whilst possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills are prerequisite.

Excellent numeracy skills, strong IT skills - MS Office, Legal Systems


Next Steps

To find out additional information, please contact inconfidence Hugh Hardie - 0141 270 5133 or hhardie@


Equal Opportunities

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