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Head of Department – Wills

10 May 2024

Job Title: Team Leader/Manager
Department: Wills
Location: Bristol, office based but flexibility/hybrid can be offered.
Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 DOE
Hours: Full Time

A reputable Firm with offices across the UK is looking for an experienced Solicitor or Fee Earner to oversee their Wills department. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step into a management position. The firm has a very friendly culture and working environment which will be clear to you upon interview. Extremely high staff retention rate and lots of opportunities to further progress in your career.

Duties:
* Oversee a small team of Private Client Solicitors/Fee Earners/Paralegals in the Will department. Monitoring performance, KPIs.
* Manage a reduced caseload, Wills, Trusts and LPA.
* Helping further develop and grow the department including recruiting new staff.
* Mentoring and help train new and existing staff

Experience:
* Solicitor or equivalent in Private Client Law.
* Strong experience in Wills department
* Management/coaching experience beneficial but not essential. This is also ideal for someone who has the drive to step up and lead a team.
* Friendly, good communication, can do attitude and a good team player.

Benefits:
* Bonus structure
* 22 days holiday + bank – increasing over years service
* Healthcare benefits
* Company events
* Career progression.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity and the firms we are working with please contact cait.woodrow-smith @ simpsonjudge.co.uk with a copy of your CV. Call – 0777 691 9668

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