Senior Wills & Estates Law Clerk

Full-time, Permanent

$80-90k + bonus

3 weeks ago in Administrative and Office Support

Job Description:

Our client, a boutique downtown law firm specializing in wills & estates requires a Senior Law Clerk to join their team. This role will be responsible for estate administration and estate planning in coordination and collaboration with the founding firm Lawyer.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare general correspondence and routine documents
  • Participation in Lawyer-lead client interviews and be a direct liaison with clients as files progress
  • Review and finalize all estate planning documents including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and reporting documentation
  • Estate management, including communication with beneficiaries, organization and sale of estate property, and preparation of materials necessary for Passing of Accounts
  • Assisting on all matters concerning guardianships, will challenges and interpretations, power of attorney issues and disputes, passings of accounts, variations of trust, and dependant relief applications as well as the other functions
  • Drafting and coordinating necessary documents

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of experience in all aspects of estate and trusts
  • Post-secondary education with a Law Clerk designation
  • Strong technical and legal knowledge
  • Ability to work with lawyers and clerks at all levels, excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player
  • Confidence to manage multiple complex files at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and within tight timelines
  • Excellent attention to detail and diligent proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent communication skills required to deal with clients, lawyers, financial and government institutions

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Sherry; s.boyle@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

 

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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