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About the Role

As a Legal Secretary in the Wills, Trusts & Tax team you will need to:

  • Provide partners, solicitors and consultants with a high standard of secretarial service in the production and processing of legal documents and correspondence
  • Carry out general team administration including photocopying, filing and scanning
  • Handle telephone enquiries and direct accordingly
  • Manage fee earner diaries  

You will need to have experience of working in a legal environment, preferably in a WTT department, however WTT experience is not essential.  You will also have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as a member of a team.

You will have the ability to manage and prioritise your work; with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

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 and support team members 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 position 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 (increasing with long service)
  • Enhanced pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
  • Supported parking scheme
  • Volunteering Days
  • Buying and Selling Holidays
  • 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”