We are seeking a part-time locum solicitor who has experience in wills, powers of attorney and executries.
In the first instance, we would be looking for somebody to be available to work throughout 2018 on a three or four day a week basis . Hours can be flexed to suit your circumstances
The work will involve all aspects of private client practice . Wills, both simple and as part of efficient tax planning. Formation and administration of trusts, creating powers of attorney both financial and for personal welfare. Executry , perhaps involving inheritance tax returns and the obtaining of Confirmation.
We would welcome experience in guardianship, and of dealing with those lacking legal capacity.
In order to fulfil this role, you should have excellent client-facing skills and have the ability to participate in business development activities.
You should have at least 3 years’ PQE in Private Client work and will be based in our ground floor office in central Edinburgh
Excellent organisational skills are essential, along with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
The STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates would be useful , but is not essential.
Call Janice Nisbet for a chat now on 07827329796