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Head of Private Client – Progression opportunity – Equity opportunities – Three days from home

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A full-service law firm based in Sheffield city centre is seeking a Head of Private Client with at least seven years’ experience of advising on private client matters to lead its award-winning team. 

You may already lead a team or be an Associate-level solicitor with leadership capabilities looking for the next step in their career. For the right candidate, there will be a salaried partnership offered from the outset, with the potential for equity in the business in the near future.  

You’ll also be able to work from home three days per week and maintain a fantastic life/work balance at this friendly and supportive firm. 

The team handles a mixed caseload of tax, trusts, estate planning and protection, wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney and Court of Protection work. You will have some fee-earning responsibilities, existing files as well as building their own workload and supervising the staff within the team. 

You will be required to supervise staff and get involved in business development, in the future but there is an existing caseload and team of support staff available.  

The firm will also support you to become a member of SFE and become a STEP qualified practitioner, if you do not already have this accreditation.  

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to step up now and in the future, you will receive excellent benefits, such as a health plan, enhanced pension contribution, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and free parking.  

How to apply for this 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 Reid on the email above. 

Kelly is an Associate Director and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working 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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£60,000 - £90,000


  • South Yorkshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Private Client

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