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Paralegal vacancy - temporary position

Tax & Estate Planning – Solicitor 5 Years PQE – Southampton

Paris Smith is a law firm with a clear vision of the future, a firm that adapts to the ever increasing demands and pressures on businesses and individuals. We are one of the largest independent regional law firms in Central Southern England, based in landmark offices in Southampton with 43 partners and employing over 200 staff.

The successful candidate will ideally have at least 5 years experience respectively across all areas of tax and estate planning. Possibly less, if the experience gained has been with a firm which deals with complex private client work and is highly rated for its tax and trusts practice.

Specifically, the areas of knowledge and skills required include:

  • expertise in inheritance tax planning and compliance;
  • a good understanding of capital gains tax, stamp duties and income tax;
  • expertise in trust law;
  • a commercial approach to problem solving for clients;
  • a thorough understanding of the law relating to Wills;
  • a good understanding of the law relating to Lasting Powers of Attorney;
  • excellent drafting skills; 
  • a willingness to accept new challenges and develop personally;
  • be STEP qualified;
  • being able to provide a major contribution to, and delivery of, the department’s development plan and be a key player in its future growth; and
  • have the drive and ambition to maintain the department’s outstanding reputation.

Please apply with a letter and C.V. by email to the Recruitment team.

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