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Wills and Probate Legal Secretary

Are you a friendly, meticulous and organised individual with a passion for supporting legal professionals in the field of wills and probate? Hopkins Solicitors are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Wills and Probate Legal Secretary to join our team. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to a renowned legal practice and make a meaningful impact in the lives of our clients.


  • Provide administrative support to solicitors specialising in wills and probate law.
  • Draft, proofread, and format legal documents, including wills, trusts, and probate forms.
  • Maintain and organise client files, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Co-ordinate appointments and meetings for solicitors.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and other parties.
  • Assist with billing and invoicing processes.


  • Proven experience as a legal secretary or administrative assistant, preferably in the field of wills and probate.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal software applications.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in document preparation.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures related to wills and probate.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.

If you are a proactive and dedicated individual with a passion for supporting legal professionals in the field of wills and probate, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our friendly team and be a part of our mission to deliver exceptional legal services to our clients.


To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to Rebecca Truscott at or submitt your details and CV in the form below. 

Hopkins Solicitors Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Location: Mansfield Head Office

Salary: £22,500 - £23,000 (dependent upon experience)

End date: 31/05/24

Working Hours: Full-Time Monday - Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm (37.5 hours per week) with 1 hour for lunch

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday (4 of which must be used over Christmas when the offices close), plus 8 bank holidays, we have an additional Holiday Purchase Scheme and other benefits.

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