Senior Will and Estate Advisor

May 23 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Civil law,
Toronto, ON • Full time

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At RBC, our culture is deeply supportive and rich in opportunity and reward. You will help our clients thrive and our communities prosper, empowered by a spirit of shared purpose.

Whether you’re helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.

Job Title

Senior Will and Estate Advisor

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

As a (Senior) Will and Estate Advisor, you are the rock in a client family’s relationship during one of the most difficult, stressful and emotional times in their lives. From guiding heirs and beneficiaries through a departed loved one’s estate plan to navigating family dynamics, the work you do is intimate and critical.

Your purpose-driven work will include the acquisition of new Wills and Powers of Attorney documents appointing Royal Trust in a fiduciary capacity. As part of the Royal Trust team, you’ll develop strong relationships to provide clients with a comprehensive overview of RBC products and solutions to help them now and in the future.

What will you do?

  • Self-source new Will and Power of Attorney appointments and other new business opportunities through established relationships with Centers of Influence
  • Provide advice on will planning issues, ensures that new documents meet internal policy standards
  • Develop strong working relationships with key internal partners and external Centers of Influence
  • Act as a resource by providing advice on specific estate and trust legal issues
  • Keep current with legislative changes related to estate & trust issues within the applicable governing jurisdiction
  • Provide timely and effective client service for existing clients relative to their Wills and Powers of Attorney documents
  • Provides superior client service for existing clients and partners in order to ensure retention of appointments
  • Assist and mentor team members in achieving their potential through effective coaching, mentoring, communication, and training and development activities (as applicable)

What do you need to succeed?


  • At least 7 years of related experience
  • Law Degree and called to the Bar in one Canadian province or territory
  • Possess or working towards TEP designation
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)


  • Previous experience or general knowledge of estate and trust related administration

What’s in it for you?

Your job is to support our clients. Our job is to take care of you. From modern and flexible benefits to unique employee discounts, we offer a variety of tools to make work and life better.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities

Job Summary


TORONTO, Ontario, Canada





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