Paralegal - Wills & Estates

  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Salary
    $ 85000 - $ 110000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Professional & executive - Legal - Paralegal

📍 Location: Edmonton, Alberta

🌟 Salary: $85k - $110K base (pending experience)

🌟 4 weeks vacation to start

🌟 RRSP matching

🌟 Health, Dental, LTD & Life Benefits

🌟 Professional career development

🌟 In-office role (downtown Edmonton)

Are you a dedicated paralegal with a passion for estate planning and administration? Look no further! We're on the hunt for a superstar paralegal to join our dynamic legal team. In this role, you'll embark on a journey through the intricate world of estate law, offering invaluable support to our esteemed private client group.

What You'll Be Doing:

📜 Drafting and Revising:

- Craft initial drafts of estate planning documents, including wills and powers of attorney.

- Assist with probate and administration application materials under the guidance of our legal experts.

- Manage financial documentation and ensure precise reporting, while overseeing fund transactions.

- Summarize complex financial data and deliver comprehensive reports to our clients.

🗂️ Reviewing and Document Management:

- Take the reins on estate administration processes and procedures.

- Conduct meticulous searches and report on wills notices and other essential findings.

- Perform due diligence on various matters, including corporate records, financial documents, and more.

- Keep our precedent system for estate planning and administration updated and efficient.

📦 Preparing and Assembling:

- Provide essential assistance to executors and administrators during estate administration.

- Ensure the smooth transmission and transfer of estate assets and prepare meticulous accounts.

📞 Liaising and Communicating:

- Collaborate closely with solicitors and clients, diligently following instructions throughout the case.

- Establish communication channels with financial institutions and gather crucial estate asset information.

- Act as the primary point of contact with government agencies, including the probate registry and Public Guardian and Trustee's Office.

- Flag potential issues and ensure seamless communication with supervising solicitors.

- Mentor and oversee support staff to ensure a well-oiled team.

- Engage in client interviews and facilitate document execution through phone and email correspondence.

Qualifications That Shine:

✨ Minimum 7 years of paralegal experience in estate planning and administration.

✨ Proficiency in drafting legal documents and financial reporting.

✨ Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.

✨ Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

If you're ready to dive into a fulfilling paralegal role where every day is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, we'd love to hear from you. Join our client's dedicated legal team and be part of something extraordinary.

📩 Apply Now!

  • Apply with Adecco

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