Head of Private Wealth

Job Title: Head of Private Wealth
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
REF: 1353
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

A dynamic, multi-service law firm in South Manchester is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as their Head of Private Wealth.

In this role, you’ll work side-by-side the Head of Private Client and support them in managing the team. At the same, time, you’ll handle a mixed bag of interesting private client work, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

You will be able to work flexibly, will enjoy a healthy work-life balance and will benefit from the firm’s relaxed and down-to-earth working culture. There are also genuine progression prospects on offer. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a private client solicitor to take the next step, mentor junior colleagues and play an integral role in a growing and successful team. 

Head of Private Wealth - South Manchester  

The company & role  

  • A forward-thinking and ambitious firm, originally set up 10 years ago by partners who previously worked together at a leading, national law firm  

  • You will handle a diverse caseload of wills, trusts, LPAs, succession/asset protection and tax planning, and estate administration   

  • Working closely with a well renowned and technically strong Head of Department, you’ll support them with managerial responsibilities and will supervise the team in their absence  

  • You will also be involved in business development, attending client meetings and representing the firm  

  • The firm have a close-knit team and high levels of staff retention, as they support their employees to develop their careers 

  • The firm is based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns, with offices are close to local transport links

  • You will split your time between working at home and in the office  

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Sale, Hale, Timperley and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Very competitive salary dependent on experience  

  • Pension  

  • Flexible working (home working)  

  • Ongoing training and support  

  • Transparent career path  

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Healthcare cash plan 

The ideal candidate  

  • A confident and driven Private Client Solicitor with 8+ years PQE  

  • Will have experience of dealing with a broad range of private client work  

  • Will have experience of supervising or mentoring junior colleagues  

  • Will be STEP qualified  

  • Will be personable, with excellent client care skills  

  • Someone with an empathetic, calm and caring nature   

How to apply for this Head of Private Wealth 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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