Legal Executive/Paralegal (Tax & Probate) at William Fry

Job Title : Legal Executive/ Paralegal

Location : Dublin

Job posted date: 3 February 2020

Role: We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Legal Executive/Paralegal to work on probate matters supporting our Corporate and Tax teams.

Reporting to: Corporate and Tax Partners

Key Tasks

  • To produce probate documentation to facilitate the administration of estates including inland revenue affidavits and probate papers
  • To liaise directly with clients (clarifying instructions & explaining probate procedures) and advising clients as to the best “next steps” at each stage of the administration process
  • To assist in the preparation of inheritance tax returns and discretionary trust tax returns
  • To assist in the maintenance of trust and estate accounts and the wills and probate register
  • To assist in the preparation of trust and estate meeting minutes
  • To liaise with colleagues in other units in relation to trust and estate related matters
  • To support the team’s internal and external marketing initiatives
  • To ensure that probate documents are filed in a timely and accurate manner and that all other relevant unit administration matters are up to date


  • Relevant professional qualification.
  • Ability to work autonomously using own initiative, adopting ownership of projects and seeing processes through to completion.
  •  Region 2-3 years' relevant experience as a legal executive in a busy practice
  • Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook essential
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure that deadlines are consistently met
  • Familiarity with Internet based research tools

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to our Recruitment Manager, Avril Clare or submit it through the application system.

William Fry

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