Private Client Paralegal Geneva

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Job Reference No: VAC-20111

Ref No: 3840991

A new vacancy has arisen with a HNW family based in Geneva. They are looking for an experienced paralegal to act as a go-between for the family dealing with the courts and their lawyers for approximately 6 months with the potential option for extension if required.
They are a private family seeking a paralegal with an interest in succession/estate law in Switzerland, including if possible experience in filing actions with the relevant Swiss Courts and their cantons.
The job will be to become familiar with a succession case, draft various documents and applications, chase correspindance, lodge applications at courts and judiciaires.
This is an exciting opportunity for a paralegal seeking experience in succession law. The family have specified that they want a paralegal able to demonstrate a true passion for their work and attention to detail.

To apply for this role you will need to be a close to fluent French speaker and ideally have a strong connection to Geneva. The family will consider a French, Swiss or British paralegal, but ideally looking for someone with a background or experience of Swiss succession law.

Region: Geneva
Country: Switzerland
Areas of Law: Wills & Probate - Contentious
Salary or Hourly Rate: £36k - 45k per year + negotiable
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at You can contact Jonathan at