Legal Vacancies

Registrar of Probate

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Judiciary
Salary: £58257
Company: Royal Court of Jersey
Availability: Immediate

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The Judicial Greffe wishes to recruit a Registrar of Probate.  Applicants must possess a Jersey legal qualification or similar UK qualification and have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant PQE, or have practised in the area of succession law for a minimum of 10 years and be a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.  Applicants should also have a minimum of 5 years’ management experience and be able to demonstrate competence in leading small teams and managing projects.

The post holder will lead the Probate and Capacity Section which is responsible for dealing with local and international applications received from legal professionals, as well as applicants in person, for the grant of probate and/or letters of administration in relation to Jersey situs assets.  The post holder will also be responsible for assisting lay persons with regard to applications to Court for the appointment of delegates (under the Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016) and for managing and overseeing all matters relating to Lasting Powers of Attorney.

In addition to being legally qualified, the person we seek will:

  • be an experienced manager with vision, committed to a culture of performance management;
  • have the experience to motivate and develop a small team;
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • be able to work on their own initiative, with minimum supervision, in a challenging environment;
  • be able to ensure policies, procedures and controls are in place to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.

For further information, including a job description, please contact the Judicial Greffier, Adam Clarke, on 441300 or or click Registrar

The Judicial Greffe is an equal opportunities employer, which values diversity.  Applicants must have entitled or entitled to work status.

Closing Date:  21 February 2019


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Adam Clarke

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