About our Client:
With extensive legal experience, our client has helped hundreds of people of all ages and financial and familial situations prepare with wills and estate planning. As the firm is experiencing continued growth, an exciting opportunity is now available for an energetic and connected Estate Planning Lawyer to join their Geelong based commercial legal team.
About the Opportunity:
The estate planning team act in matters ranging from relatively simple wills and enduring powers of attorney packages to complicated clients with significant assets and multiple entities that require high level estate planning including testamentary trust wills and asset protection strategies. As well as a large loyal client base, the team works collaboratively with many other professionals including accountants, financial planners and other lawyers. It is a great collegiate environment to work in and there are no shortage of clients to help change their lives for the better. Everyone in the team works hard but they also value work and life balance. The successful candidate will need to hit the ground running and be able to operate with minimal supervision. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and ongoing opportunities for advancement.
Preferably with 5+ years PAE in estate planning, you’ll possess a sound knowledge and practical skills across all aspects of Wills and Estate Planning including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trust and Superannuation structures and their incorporation in Estate Planning, Testamentary Discretionary Trusts and Asset protection strategies. With excellent communication and client liaison skills, you’ll have an outgoing, empathetic personality to easily establish a connection with clients and colleagues and be self motivated with a good work ethic. Able to work independently, you’ll also have a good team player attitude and embrace the culture of the firm. Priding yourself on your excellent legal research and drafting skills in estate planning generally, you’ll have a great attention to detail and high level organisational and time management skills. You will also be able to demonstrate that you can carry multiple commercial transactional matters from start to finish, can build and maintain client relationships and display leadership within the team and mentor of junior lawyers. You’ll also be responsible for business development activities. Experience using LEAP is desirable.
About the Perks:
A very family orientated law firm with an emphasis on work/life balance, our client supports their employees in their work environment and provide excellent office conditions, utilising the latest in practice management systems and technology. Lawyers have spacious individual offices with natural light and ergonomic equipment, and the office systems also support the ability to work from home, if required.
For further information on this opportunity please contact Lauren Hogan of Fruition Recruitment directly on 0439 351 629 to discuss in absolute confidence. To apply, follow the links or email email@example.com with your CV.
Fruition Recruitment is a Geelong based boutique recruitment firm that specialises in regional recruitment and talent advisory. With a reputation for providing industry leading results, Fruition works hard to provide a fresh alternative to sales-driven agencies and is a business that clients love working with and candidates trust. We are working on this vacancy on behalf of our client.
Please note, hand delivered CVs or office drop ins will not be accepted (candidate meetings are by appointment only) and due to the large volume of applications responses we receive to our advertised roles, we’re only able to contact shortlisted candidates. If it has been more than 7 business days since the date of your application and you haven’t heard from us but would like some specific feedback on your application, please feel free to contact us directly and we’d be happy to discuss with you.