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.