Legal Executive – Probate

Job Overview

We are seeking a diligent and proactive Legal Executive – Probate to join our dynamic team. This role offers exceptional career prospects, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. The successful candidate will assist with various probate processes, provide support to solicitors, and act as the primary contact for clients and external parties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with taking instructions from clients.
  • Prepare Wills, Statement of Affairs (Form SA2), and IT38.
  • Draft and prepare Estate Accounts, Oaths, Bonds, Deeds of Assent, and Deeds of Transfer.
  • Liaise with financial institutions, probate offices, and other third parties.
  • Register documents in the PRA.
  • Draft and register EPAs and Wardship applications.
  • Prepare files for court – Briefs/Witnesses, etc.
  • Conduct archiving and manage the accounts ledger.
  • Act as the main contact person on behalf of the relevant fee earner.
  • Support solicitors in various areas, prioritise work, and meet continuous deadlines.
  • Work efficiently using your own initiative in a highly confidential environment.
  • Conduct own typing, scanning, filing, and telephone contact work.
  • Open new files and create/edit legal documents and templates.
  • Respond to queries and requests for information/assistance.


  • Diploma in Legal Studies (advantageous).
  • Membership of IILEX (advantageous).

Experience and Skills

  • Experience drafting wills, probate papers, and assisting with will and probate files.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, unsupervised, in a busy environment.
  • Proven organisational and administrative skills along with excellent communication skills.
  • Positive attitude, proactive approach to work, and willingness to learn.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in IT skills.
  • Advising and dealing with new clients and referrals.
  • Experience in probate litigation, licensing, and conveyancing (advantageous).


  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Additional annual leave days
  • Sick pay entitlements
  • Pension
  • Life cover and PHI income protection cover
  • Death in Service cover
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Travel Saver Incentive Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Wellness Programme
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Organised sports and social activities
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members
  • Free eyesight testing
  • Free annual flu vaccine
  • Dry cleaning collection and delivery service

If you are an ambitious legal professional with a passion for probate law and client service, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and take the next step in your legal career. We believe in fostering a supportive environment where your expertise is valued and your growth is nurtured.

Get in touch

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you! Reach out to [email protected] to learn more about these fantastic opportunities.

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2-4 Ely Place, Dublin 2, D02 FR58


Bishopsgate, Henry Street, Limerick, V94 K5R6


1A South Mall, Cork, T12 PV44

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