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Wills & Estates Law Clerk - #12912

Toronto, ON

Post Date: 01/09/2017 Job ID: 12912-0
Wills & Estates Law Clerk - #12912

Our client, a highly regarded firm located downtown Toronto, is currently searching for a Wills & Estates Law Clerk to join their team on a permanent basis! If you have at least 9 years of clerking experience and want to join a truly great firm, then we need to hear from you!

This role will see you working closely with lawyers on Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, and Estate Litigation files. As our ideal candidate for this role, you are a mature professional with top-notch client service, problem-solving, and organizational skills. You are a creative thinker; quick on your feet, sensitive and adaptable to the needs of your clients. You thrive in a team setting and don't lose sight of the little details - is this you?

Your responsibilities here will include the following:

-Organize and manage Estate Administration files;
-Prepare court documents for Applications for Certificates of Appointment of Estate Trustee and Estate Information Returns;
-Assist with Estate Litigation files, including preparing court documents and written correspondence;
-Prepare, review and analyze Estate Accounts, documentation for Passing of Accounts and Estate Account summaries;
-Liaise with Estate Trustees, Beneficiaries, Government Bodies, and Financial Institutions about ongoing Estate Administration matters;
-Prepare trust annual resolutions;
-Maintain Wills and Trusts databases and Wills vault;
-Communicate with clients, attend client meetings, take instructions, and participate in discussions about Willsand Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration, Estate Accounts, and Estate Litigation;
-Prepare Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trust agreements and all relevant correspondence relating thereto; and
-Conduct legal research.

Salary to be commensurate to experience including great benefits and a wonderful working environment - apply today!

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and qualified, kindly email your MS Word resume and cover letter to kentreg@kentlegal.com, and quote Opportunity #12912 in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest in this role, however, only those candidates applicable will be invited for a meeting. Continue to visit our website for additional and new employment opportunities. If you are already registered with Kent Legal, kindly contact your recruitment consultant.

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