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Private Client Legal Executive

Ref: 920819

  • €30,000 - €36,000
  • 17 Jan 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Our client, a reputable mid-size firm located in Dublin 2 are currently seeking a Legal Executive to join their Private Client team. The ideal candidate will be easy going and have a pleasant disposition towards clients and colleagues alike. Candidates should have experience working in a Law firm or Law department, some private client law and tax experience desirable, as is familiarity with the accounts and billing process. Required qualifications, skills and experience • Excel and numeracy skills a strict requirement. • Good computer skills and experience of MS Word and Outlook needed. • A pleasant but assertive manner in dealing with colleagues and clients. Tact and resilience are essential qualities. • An effective communicator, both orally and in writing, having a good command of written English. • Personally efficient and well organised, with good control of diary systems and competent in Keyhouse systems • Must be a team player able to assist solicitors in handling cases and must show initiative in running some own files under supervision. Main responsibilities • Undertake certain elements of fee-earning work in the Private Client department under the supervision or a Partner or Solicitor • Assist with matters relating to Trusts, Estate Planning, Wills, Probate, and Powers of Attorney • Preparation and reconciliation of cash accounts • Maintaining CGT records and preparing CAT returns (Previous Experience of CGT and CAT not essential) • Running files for cases delegated by senior personnel • Attendance at meetings with clients. • Deal wherever possible with routine client enquiries and communications. • To record time fully and accurately with a view to maximising levels of billing consistent with the work done. For more information on this role or other legal positions please contact Sorcha Corcoran on 01 662 1000 or by email s.corcoran@brightwater.ie or click apply