Head of Private Client

Job Title: Head of Private Client
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience)
REF: 2285
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

An award-winning multi-service law firm in South Manchester are looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as Head of Department. 

While you won’t have to build up the department from scratch, you’ll be the driving force behind the team and will be responsible for growing the firm’s private client offering. 

The firm are really proud of their collaborative working culture and expect most of their lawyers to work in the office. However, they can offer some home working once you’ve settled into your new role. 

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Associate looking for the next step in their career or an existing Head of Department on the hunt for a new challenge. 

Head of Private Client – South Manchester

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking law firm with offices in Cheshire and Manchester 

  • In this role, you’ll handle your own varied caseload of wills and probate as well as more general private client work 

  • The majority of matters come from cross-referrals from other departments and as a result of the work of the firm’s marketing team 

  • As the department grows, you’ll oversee the team, which will involve mentoring and supervising junior lawyers 

  • Commutable from Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Stockport, Macclesfield and South Manchester 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Private healthcare 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up annual leave 

  • Generous bonus scheme 

  • Home working and flexible working 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 5+ years' PQE  

  • Will have experience of handling a wide range of private client matters 

  • Will have experience of mentoring and supervising junior colleagues 

  • Someone with an empathetic, calm and caring nature and excellent client care skills 

  • An articulate and personal communicator who enjoys business development and networking 

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 at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, 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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