** Legal Support Assistant – Probate **


  • Salary based on exp
  • This will be an office-based role
  • Based in Guildford, Surrey

A well-established Law firm based in Guildford is seeking an experienced Legal Support Assistant to support with a team of Fee Earners in relation to Probate as well as supporting with Property and other areas as and when required.

Working in a small, yet friendly team, you will be responsible for supporting the Fee Earners with the following duties:

  • Audio and copy typing
  • Diary management
  • Email management
  • Database management
  • Filing, photocopying, scanning
  • Daily banking/postal duties
  • Reception – meet and greet
  • Completing HMRC Inheritance Tax forms
  • Drafting Oaths and other documents relating to Probate applications
  • Making applications for Grants of Probate
  • Drafting client correspondence
  • Dealing with Land Registry Services, OCE’s, Leases, Priority searches, bankruptcy searches
  • LMS administration and renewal
  • Speaking with clients and other parties relating to specific matters


  • Proven experience of managing client facing tasks and priorities, with a hands on, practical approach
  • Effective at investigating issues and seeing a problem through to conclusion
  • Conscientious, taking personal responsibility for own work and accountability for its delivery and quality
  • Excellent team player, sharing in team goals to provide excellent quality and efficiency of service, with a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges
  • Positive can-do attitude with the ability to adapt to change
  • Confidential and discreet but able to redirect information when appropriate to ensure areas of concern are resolved effectively
  • Well organised and methodical with excellent attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in all client communications and deliverables

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Job Tenure: Permanent

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