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Did you make your Will with Howlett Clarke, Speakman & Co Solicitors or Blunts Solicitors?

There’s absolutely nothing to worry about please get in touch with us here at Right Legal Group. Howlett Clarke, Speakman & Co Solicitors and Blunts Solicitors are no longer in business and so we have taken over the care of your Will and we’ve got some really important information for you.

We have several advisors in your local area who can meet with you to discuss your Will and any questions you might have so please do get in touch with us:

Howlett Clarke customers Please call Samantha Swindles on 01332 321590

Howlett Clarke customers Please call our Customer Experience Team on 01332 418773

Blunts Solicitors customers Please call our Customer Experience Team on 01332 418773

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Trainee Probate Advisor

Job Title: Trainee Probate Advisor

Reporting to: Probate Manager

Location: Right Legal Group Head Office – Derby

Right Legal Group which trades as Simpson Solicitors is a unique, innovative and ambitious law firm which has an exciting opportunity for two ambitious and motivated individuals to join the growing RightProbate Team.

The RightProbate Team is at a stage of real development and this is a huge opportunity for the right individual to make a real impact in the department moving forwards.

Purpose of the Job: Following the RightProbate training provided, to provide expert legal advice relating to Probate matters whilst delivering the RightProbate customer journey throughout.

Application and CV to jointheteam@rightlegalgroup.com

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivering outstanding customer service at all times.
  • Working with the rest of the business to deliver its core purpose and cultural values.
  • To attend meeting with clients to give advice on Probate administration.
  • To utilise the probate case management system, ensuring all steps of the probate administration are accurately recorded.
  • To ensure you are advising within your capability.
  • To manage a caseload of Probate files from inception to closure and to take ownership of the outcome of that file.
  • To ensure executors and/or beneficiaries (where appropriate) are regularly updated on the progress of the matter.
  • To ensure the RightProbate service is delivered at all times.
  • To manage a diary of meetings and caseload work and to ensure sufficient availability is created within diaries to accommodate the client and achieve monthly targets.
  • Refer clients for any financial services, or any other services required which are out of the scope of the role of a fee earner in a legal practice where appropriate.
  • To assist other fee earners when necessary.
  • To take part in business development where required.
  • To ensure all client and office monies are correctly banked in line with the Solicitors Accounts Rules.
  • Any other duties consistent with the general scope of the job.

Key Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Motivated.
  • Excellent Organisation.
  • Good use of Microsoft word and Excel.
  • Fully aware of the RightWill and RightProbate process (training of which will be provided).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.