Head of Private Client

Job Title: Head of Private Client
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
REF: 1066
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

One of Greater Manchester’s most reputable firms is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as Head of Department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a lawyer looking to take the next step up in their career. 

In this role, you will oversee a small specialist team and be actively involved in business development and networking to help grow the department. You will also handle an interesting and varied private client caseload. 

 The firm have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within. In addition, they really look after their staff and offer an excellent package of benefits.  

Head of Private Client - Greater Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth, multi-service firm with a deep-rooted history of serving client within the local community 

  • You will take over an existing private client caseload of wills, trusts, powers of attorney and probate matters 

  • At the same time, you will manage a small team of lawyers and be involved in business development activity to help grow the department 

  • While you will be able to work from home occasionally, as this is a supervisory position, you will primarily work in the office

  • The firm are committed to the continual training and development of their staff and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • 23 days holiday plus the ability to purchase extra days 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Death in service 

  • Paid for car-parking 

  • Performance-related annual bonus 

  • Enhanced sick pay 

The ideal candidate 

  • A technically strong Private Client Solicitor with 8+ years’ PQE 

  • Will be a confident networker 

  • Will have experience supervising junior solicitors and legal executives 

  • May be STEP qualified

  • Will have an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature  

  • Will have a down-to-earth attitude and excellent client care and communication skills 

How to apply for this Head of Private Client role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com 

Kelly is a principal consultant here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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