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We’re looking for an experienced Will Solicitor to join our growing legal team at Farewill.

This role is a unique opportunity to lead the legal side of our wills product. You will enjoy a broad role, providing legal advice to the business and will be our lead technical expert on the law of wills.


Changing the way the world deals with death

Dealing with death — losing a parent, a partner or a best friend — is the hardest thing most people ever go through. For too long, it’s been a dreary affair with top hats, paperwork, and bureaucracy. We think it’s time for things to change.

At Farewill we build the best products in the world for dealing with death. Beautifully designed, easy to use, built for taking care of the people you love.


About Farewill

One of the fastest-growing startups in the UK, in the last 12 months we’ve:


In the next 12 months you will:

  • take responsibility for all aspects of the legal accuracy of our wills, from representing legal in product, to owning our clause bank and leading training programmes for new and existing will specialists and will solicitors
  • manage a small team of will solicitors who provide legal supervision and support to our operations teams.
  • work with our Head of Legal to identify risks to us and our customers, and help find creative solutions to eliminate or mitigate them
  • work with our Wills Operations Manager and wider legal team to support the growth of our wills operations teams
  • help us retain and win new wills business by representing Farewill’s legal team in pitches with new and existing partners


Ideally you'll have:

  • a wealth of private client experience, and particularly at all levels of complexity of will writing and estate planning (including cross-border and business property issues)
  • experience either managing a team or supervising others
  • a genuine motivation to use technology to improve customer experiences in legal services.


Some extra skills that would be great:

  • previous volume legal experience
  • experience delivering training
  • wider private client experience including matters relating to incapacity, probate and disputed wills.


  • Competitive salary and generous stock options
  • 28 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
  • Flexible working including when you start & end your day, and how often you come into the office*
  • Personal development budget of 3 days and £1000 per year
  • Regular ‘passion talks’ and a range of team socials
  • Santander cycles membership!
  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people's lives and deaths
  • And much more!

If this sounds like what you’d love to be doing, we can’t wait to hear from you. If you’re not sure that you exactly fit the above criteria, get in touch anyway. Ability and attitude is just as important as experience!


*Currently our lovely office in Haggerston is available if people want — and only if they want. Previously, we had work from home Wednesdays, however, our current plan is to move to a hybrid mix of office-based and remote working.

At Farewill, our mission is to change the way the world deals with death - to make it simple, personal, fairly-priced & accessible to everyone.

To do that, we want to build a workplace that’s great for everyone, that celebrates diversity in all its forms, and where everyone who works for us feels like they can be themselves, bring their whole selves to work, and be treated fairly, equitably and respectfully.

We believe flexibility is important, so we’re happy to chat to you about flexible/remote working options. And, If you need any flexibility or adjustments in our interview process - to help set you up for success - then please let us know too.

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