About the Role
We are looking for a Paralegal to join the WTT team in Chester to support a Senior Solicitor with the management of taxable estates and trusts.
Previous experience of working as a Paralegal is ideal but not essential. However you must be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of tax and trusts. This may come from having a financial background.
You will have strong administration skills and the ability to provide the team with a high standard of support.
You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills who is at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service.
You will have the ability to manage your workload and have experience of working to deadlines. You will also have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.
About the Team
Our highly regarded Wills, Trusts and Tax team has an enviable reputation and is ranked in the independent legal guide The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. The team specialises in protecting the assets and wealth of high net worth individuals through inheritance and capital gains tax planning, the creation and management of trusts and by the preparation of tax efficient wills.
All solicitors in the team are encouraged to be involved with STEP or ACTAPS, both of which reflect the high quality and complex work that the team undertakes for its clients.
About Aaron & Partners LLP
We are a highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester and Shrewsbury and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.
The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with. We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst at the same time developing client-facing and marketing skills.
The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving – and we expect the same from our employees.
Hours of work & Benefits
This is a full time position based at our Chester office.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:
- 5 weeks annual holiday
- Enhanced pension
- Healthcare scheme
- Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
- Supported parking scheme
- and more…….
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination.
As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to Kate Robertson by email to:
[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.