Careers

How To Apply?

To apply for any of our advertised roles then please email your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@hatten-wyatt.com

If you can’t see a specific opportunity listed but would like have a chat then please call 01474 35 11 99 or email your CV to recruitment@hatten-wyatt.com

Private Client Solicitor – 5+ Yrs PQE

JOB SPECIFICATION

Role: Private Client Associate Solicitor – 5+ yrs PQE

Location: Hatten Wyatt, 51-54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD

Hours: Full time; 9am – 5:30pm Mon-Friday (or additional hours as required)

Salary: Dependent upon PQE

Job Description:

We are seeking a PC solicitor with no less than 5 years PQE, for our busy Private Client department in Gravesend. This is a busy and varied role covering all aspects of private client. Experience and knowledge is required in the following fields:

  • Estate and Care Fees Planning
  • Wills and Will Writing
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Trusts and Trust Administration
  • Probate and Administration of Estates
  • Inheritance Tax Planning and Investments
  • Charities
  • Deputyship

Candidates:

Successful applicants will have consistent and good private client knowledge, focusing particularly on wills, trusts, estates and tax issues, and must be able to manage their own caseload of files. Individuals must be able to prioritise work, use initiative and meet deadlines, coupled with an excellent client manner, smart appearance and good technical competence.

Secretarial support and on-site parking are allocated to this position

Private Client Legal Secretary

JOB SPECIFICATION

Role: Private Client Legal Secretary

Location: Hatten Wyatt, 51-54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD

Hours: Full time; 9am – 5:30pm Mon-Friday

Salary: Dependent upon experience - upto £19,000 p.a.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced legal secretary to join our busy Private Client department in Gravesend. The role entails providing full secretarial support to a team of four lawyers, diary management, booking appointments and liaising with clients personally and handling all general PC based telephone queries and/or requests. All typing/correspondence and document work, alongside the preparation of all legal forms where required.

This is a very interesting and varied role covering all aspects of private client and probate. The department covers a diverse caseload therefore experience and knowledge in the following fields would be advantageous:

  • Preparing estate accounts
  • Typing wills
  • Typing LPAs
  • Typing Codicils
  • Probate knowledge
  • IHT forms

Candidates:

Successful applicants will have previous Private Client experience within a legal environment and be enthusiastic and organised. Knowledge of digital dictation, Land Registry Portal, BigHand, Oyez Forms, Excel and Partner 4 Windows would be advantageous. This is a busy role therefore individuals must be able to prioritise work, use their initiative and meet deadlines, coupled with an excellent client manner, smart appearance and good technical competence.


Firm Wide Benefits With All Roles

  • 20 days holiday plus statutory and bank holidays (holiday accrues by one day each year after two years’ continuous employment to a maximum of 25 days after 5 years’ of continuous service, i.e. 2-3 years’ service is 22 days, 3-4 years’ is 23 days, 4-5 years’ is 24 days 5 years’ + is 25 days)
  • Private healthcare through AXA after six months of continuous employment if you choose to opt in
  • Workplace pension through Scottish Widows
  • 30% discount on all legal services for members of staff where you instruct Hatten Wyatt and/or Morlings
  • 25% discount on legal services for staff’s immediate family members (namely parents, siblings and children)
  • Introduction bonuses payable if you introduce a new member of staff to the Firm (subject to terms and conditions, amounts vary)
  • No sick bonus of £100 payable in December if you have zero days off sick in the year
  • Formal black tie Christmas party every year and annual summer BBQ/party firm wide