Head of Probate Admin

Opportunity in Derby

Location: DE21, Wyvern Business Park, Derby

Contract Type: Full-time | Permanent

Salary & Benefits: £25,000 – £27,000 dependant on experience

This role involves working as a part of the fast growing and developing Probate Team in supporting the Legal Advisors. You will be leading a team of Probate Legal Assistants as well as acting as a key point of contact for our clients and helping the team to guide our clients through the probate process with empathy, efficiency, and professionalism.

You would be responsible for all aspects of legal administration and secretarial duties as well as engagement with clients at the initial stages of the probate process and throughout.

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Who are Right Legal Group?

We are a well-established Law firm, regulated by the SRA who specialise Wills, Probate and Estate Planning. We have built a network across the country which work together on a mission to change the way people think about making a Will and preserve not only our clients' financial assets but their emotional assets too, for future generations. We are here to protect memories, not just money.

Help us to deliver on our mission!

Here's what's in it for you...

    • Career progression on opportunities – We pride ourselves on home-grown talent! 
    • Annual career planning platforms – We want to hear all about you and your goals for the year and help you to facilitate your personal and professional ambitions
    • A company culture that embodies empowerment and ownership. We don’t do hierarchy!
    • Company ‘get togethers’ – There’s always something fun happening over here…
    • Rewards & Recognition programmes – You want to be recognised for you efforts don’t you? We love celebrating success.
    • Rewards & Recognition programmes – You want to be recognised for you efforts don’t you? We love celebrating success.
    • Westfield Health benefits – We want to make sure you have access to look after your physical and mental health and have 24/7 access to those ‘healthy extra’s’.

If this sounds like somewhere you can see yourself working, then read on to find out about the role.

Responsibilities of the role

    • Managing a team of Probate Legal Assistants whilst driving the overall performance of the department
    • Assigning tasks and overseeing delivery of tasks on time and at pace
    • Handling incoming calls from clients and supporting the team to do the same
    • Providing the client with regular updates and supporting the team to do the same
    • Carrying out the day-to-day management of probate files and supporting the team to do the same
    • Ensuring files are progressing at pace and the team’s output of work is to the highest standard
    • Managing the relationship with our clients and supporting the team to do the same
    • Updating and maintaining databases
    • Promoting all of our internal processes and policies and ensuring the team are compliant with our regulations.

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Key Competencies & Experience

    • Managing a team of Probate Legal Assistants whilst driving the overall performance of the department. Experience of working within a Private Client secretarial team and knowledge of the probate process is essential
    • Excellent time management and organisation skills
    • Empathy and understanding of dealing with bereaved clients
    • Passion – willingness to learn and engage in the Right Legal culture
    • Commitment, dedication and attention to detail
    • Energy / initiative – taking ownership and pride in your work as a reflection of the team as a whole
    • Results focused
    • Exceptional customer care skills

Salary

£25,000 – £27,000 dependant on experience + company benefits

Location of the role

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