Legal Advisor – Wills & Probate

Location: Pembroke Office Start Date: ASAP

An interesting and new opportunity has arisen for a Legal Advisor to join us in our Wills & Probate department on a permanent basis. The role will work closely with Fee Earners to contribute towards the day to day running of matters effectively and efficiently. The successful candidate will help to sustain excellent client service and compliance by demonstrating a keen eye for detail and good organisational skills.

Key duties:

  • Supporting Fee Earners with the organisation and prioritisation of their matters, improving client service and case progression where necessary;
  • Assisting Fee Earners with the preparation of correspondence and documents including wills, estate plans, court filings, Lasting Powers of Attorney, estate tax returns, client care letters and letters of advice;
  • Supporting Fee Earners with the preparation of client bills; hosting introductory meetings with prospective clients; managing the storage and retrieval of wills and deeds held in the local office; and attending home visits and out of office appointments with a present Solicitor;
  • Responsible for taking new enquiries from clients & supporting colleagues in all aspects of client service, ranging from ensuring all telephone calls are answered through to assisting with preparation for client meetings

Person Specification:

  • Strong IT skills, with ability to use data management systems and the full Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to work towards a fee earning target;
  • Proactive problem-solver, with good self-management skills;
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced business;
  • High attention to detail, with good communication skills and client care;
  • Confident in working paperlessly or someone who shows a willingness to adapt to this preferred working style;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Experience of working in a Wills & Probate or Private Client department is desirable but not essential


If you’re interested in this role please send your CV and covering letter to

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