Private Client/Probate Solicitors

Due to the expansion of our Private Client/Probate department, we have a variety of new positions which have arisen within GWCA for qualified Probate/Private Client Solicitors.

£OTE, West Sussex.

Roles and Responsibilities

Managing a varied caseload of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Tax/Care fee planning, Probate and all associated matters through to conclusion, including both grant only and estate administration with a mix of complex and straight forward cases.  Working autonomously to proactively take on areas of file handling with minimum supervision.

always Providing excellent client care.

Always Providing excellent client care.

A Law Degree / Solicitor / CILEX / TEP or equivalent vocational experience in legal services with at least 4 years’ experience managing estate administration cases.

Knowledge of private client work and a willingness to proactively develop technical expertise and keep up to date with legal developments.

  • Strong communication skills
  • Administering complex, taxable estates in accordance with the relevant laws and in a timely manner
  • Communicating and maintaining a relationship with clients and associates via letter, email and telephone
  • Collecting relevant financial information for our solicitor to submit the probate application
  • Liaising with solicitors in relation to the probate application and HM Revenue & Customs queries on taxable estates
  • Collection or transfer of assets to the beneficiaries
  • Handling the transfer or sale of the deceased property, to include liaising with estate agents, solicitors, and executors
  • Completing and submitting relevant income tax returns
  • Reconciling Executor accounts
  • Drafting and completing estate accounts, reconciled to the Executor account
  • Obtaining Executor approval of estate accounts
  • Completing adequate searches in order to settle the estate upon completion of the administration
  • Ensuring deadlines are being met on own files and files within team
  • Ensuring policies and procedures are being followed


25 Days Annual Leave, Birthday Day off, Eyecare scheme, Christmas shutdown, Long Service Awards.

Please email our HR team with a covering letter and your CV to

GWCA Solicitors provide legal services for individuals and businesses, with offices in Arundel, Broadwater, Goring, Hove, Lancing Rustington, Steyning and Worthing.

We take pride in always offering a professional service.