Private Client Solicitor Vacancy
Job Ref: 8173/PTP
Contact Name: Vanessa Payne
Contact Tel: 01252 761444
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This firms Private Client department is expanding and as part of their succession planning they are looking for a solicitor with experience in a broad range of Private Client matters, gained within a well-respected firm. They expect this to be a Senior Associate role and for this reason, they would prefer applicants to have at least 5 years’ PQE.
This is an opportunity to build your career within a well-established firm, with opportunity to move into a management role and genuine potential to achieve partnership. You will be joining a structured, friendly and supportive team of lawyers and support staff within a firm that has been a respected presence in their town for over 200 years. The firm is at an exciting time in its development and an integral part of the vibrant business community of the town.
As part of their succession planning you will gain management experience through mentoring and supervising less senior members of the team and supporting the current Head of Department. They can provide professional management training where required. You will be encouraged to network and market the department and the firm.
You need to be technically sound as you will run your own varied caseload, including wills, estate administration, creation and management of trusts, capital tax planning and advice, Lasting Powers of Attorney and other private client matters. Experience of agricultural estates/farming clients would be useful and ideally you will be STEP qualified.
You will need to be accurate in your work, adaptable, enthusiastic about being part of the future of the firm, and a team player: their departments regularly collaborate and cross refer work, and fee earners in each department advise and assist colleagues in other areas of law.
This is a senior appointment and applications for this position will be treated in utmost confidence. Attractive salary package is on offer.