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Wills and Estates Paralegal

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago


Our client, located in the Heart of Downtown Vancouver, is looking to add an Intermediate to Senior Wills and Estates Paralegal to join their thriving Wealth Preservation division! This is an excellent opportunity for both Intermediate and Senior candidates alike, as the incumbent will be joining one of the most wide-ranging wills and estates teams in BC, and do some of the best work in the region. With their collaborative working culture, you will play an integral part of the team and the firm, ensuring you are properly supported every step of the way. If you’re ready propel your career forward, then this is the role for you!

Salary is negotiable and is commensurate with experience.

Major responsibilities:

  • Prepare, draft and review various legal documents including wills and other estate planning documents
  • Prepare applicants for estate grants, including probate and administration
  • Liaise with various external bodies including beneficiaries, financial institutions, the Public Guardian and Trustee’s office etc.,
  • Conducting searches including corporate, land title and personal property registry
  • Assist with client interviews
  • Other administrative tasks as required

Required skills:

  • Paralegal Certification from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of 2-5+ years of previous experience in a Wills and Estates Paralegal role
  • An interest in learning estate planning considered major asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication and outstanding attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • A self-starter who is comfortable with taking responsibility and enjoys working as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities with the ability to meet deadlines under a time-sensitive environment


If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to info@arlynrecruiting(dot)com. For more, please see www(dot)arlynrecruiting(dot)com/job-postings/

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Arlyn Recruiting

After more than 20 years of legal recruitment, coaching, and consultancy, we at Arlyn Recruiting have come to specialize in the complexity that is human resources. We focus on the people, and by encompassing these important facets that make up a successful organization, we’ve become experts in providing quality, first-rate service for both our clients and candidates.

It’s about the journey: Whether it would be matching a candidate to an organization or providing guidance on how to steer your career in the right direction, we are passionate about our people, bringing the “human” back into human resources.

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