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Estates and Trusts Administrator – The Aliwal Road Group, Cape Town

Aliwal Road Trust Company (Pty) Ltd, a division of a financial services group based in Kenilworth, Cape Town, has a vacancy for an Estates and Trusts Administrator. Candidates should have the following skills / attibutes:


A Law degree (preferably LLB) is a prerequisite. A Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning or CFP would be an advantage.


At least five years with a legal firm or professional service provider (eg a Trust company) specialising in the administration of deceased estates and Trusts and the drafting of Wills.

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Administration of Deceased Estates Act, Trust Property Control Act, Estate Duty Act and The Wills Act.
  • Good computer skills
  • Fluency and proficiency in English is essential and at least a working knowledge of Afrikaans would be an advantage

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to interface with clients at all levels
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision

This position will suit candidates who are seeking a half-day position or who wish to work flexible hours.

The prospects of a partnership or profit-sharing arrangement are good.

Candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their CV to John Plimsoll on

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