Sterling Cross Trading LLP

Fee Earner - Wills and Trusts

Fee Earner - Wills and Trusts      

£25,000 to £35,000 flexible doe


Our established, respected and innovative client offers an exciting opportunity for a Fee Earner to join their Wills and Trusts team.

based in their Canterbury office.

This role covers 08.30 - 17.00, Monday to Friday and is inclusive of a one-hour lunch break.

Key Duties include:

•   Providing advice to our conveyancing clients regarding joint ownership, Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney.

•   Drafting of Wills, Trust Deeds and Powers of Attorney.

•   Dealing with probate matters efficiently.

•   Network locally to grow and develop your caseload.

•   Build and maintain excellent client relationships.

•   Handle confidential information.

•   Have a sound understanding and awareness of all relevant law, processes, and procedures.

•   Keep clients up to date with progress.

•   Manage and update case management system.

To be successful in your application you will need:

•   At least 2 years’ experience working in Wills and Probate.

•   Possess good technical knowledge and practical experience of Wills, Lasting

     Powers of Attorney, Probate, Inheritance Tax and Court of Protection Matters.

•   Have an up to date understanding of recent and important precedent wills and

     probate law cases, statutes and Statutory Instruments and their application.

•   Up to date with Solicitors Accounts Rules and Code of Conduct.

•   Possess excellent client care and interpersonal skills.

•   Have a ‘can-do attitude’ and a willingness to help grow the department.

•   Have strong IT, typing skills and confidence in preparing written documents.

•   Possess strong organisational and time-management skills.


  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional time off during the Christmas closing period
  • Career development and training
  • Discount site
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Company pension scheme

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