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Estates Planning Paralegal

Richmond, BC

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Estates Planning Paralegal Job Order ID:36255 Employment Type:Permanent, Full-Time Web Publication Date:6/15/2020 Number of Positions:1 Job Location:Richmond British Columbia Canada

If you are a highly responsible individual, have strong organization skills, have the ability to work independently and want to learn and grow in a paralegal role, this opportunity is for you! Our client is a long standing and reputable law firm in Richmond offering a range of legal services and are looking for a Paralegal to join their team. 

ABOUT OUR CLIENT

A highly reputable law firm with over 50 years of experience in Richmond, are looking for a keen and detail orientated Paralegal to join their team!

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

As paralegal, you will be supporting lawyers and working on a range of tasks in the Wills and Estates area.

If you are a bright and capable individual with involvement in the legal field, this could be a great opportunity for you to expand your knowledge and experience. This role will provide you with growth, and a multitude of valuable learning opportunities!

 

ABOUT THE POSTION

 As a paralegal in the firm, you will be responsible for:

 

Handling estate files from inception to close including the following:

  • Drafting Power of Attorney documents, representation agreements, and wills
  • Dealing with banks, investment advisors, accountants and other third parties connected with the estate
  • Reporting on business documents and information to Lawyers
  • Respond to daily inquires from lawyers and clients

 

Handling Trust files from inception to close including the following:

  • Administration of Trusts
  • Communicating with beneficiaries
  • Attending to payments
  • Coordinating taxes

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1+ years experience as a Paralegal, ideally within wills and estates
  • Experience within a solicitors’ practice ideally
  • Paralegal Certificate from a recognized institution is an asset

COMPENSATION

  • $55,000-$70,000 Depending on Experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP Matching
  • 3 Weeks Vacation along with Personal Days
  • Emphasis on professional growth including in house mentoring and paid continuing legal education

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply directly to this posting with the most recent version of your resume. If you would like to speak with us regarding this position, please contact Andrea Paterson at: 604.689.8687 ext. 219 or email apaterson@impactrecruitment.ca. To learn more about our open positions, visit us at impactrecruitment.ca.

 

ABOUT IMPACT RECRUITMENT

Specializing in a wide variety of industries and verticals, Impact Recruitment is passionate about matching exceptional talent with exciting new opportunities across Canada. For job seekers, we offer a dedicated approach to finding the right opportunity for your career growth.

 

The Certified Candidate® system by Impact Recruitment is designed to ensure your next career move is the right one. We take the time to thoroughly understand your technical abilities, your career goals, and you. Become a Certified Candidate® and enjoy a better recruitment experience with Impact. Learn more at impactrecruitment.ca.

 

Privacy and confidentiality are important to us; as such all applications are kept strictly confidential. We will not share your information with anyone without your prior approval. While we will only be considering qualified applicants for this position, if you are interested in pursuing an alternate career path, we would certainly be happy to speak with you about opportunities that fit your profile.

 

 

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