Private Client Associate (5-10 PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Associate (5-10 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
REF: 891
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A top 45 law firm is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as an Associate in Leeds.  

In this role, alongside handling a varied caseload of matters, you will support and supervise an NQ solicitor within the private client team. You will also have the chance to help grow the department and will work with other Partners to cross-refer work. 

The firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees and offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. This is a fantastic position if you are looking to flexibly and be an integral part of a leading private client team. 

Private Client Associate Solicitor - Leeds 

The company & role  

  • A national heavyweight with a Legal 500 private client department and an excellent reputation  

  • In this role, you will handle a broad range of private client work on behalf of local clients and high-net-worth individuals. You will also supervise and support an NQ solicitor 

  • Working closely alongside the Family and Property partners, you will be involved in helping to develop avenues of work and grow the department  

  • As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be a chance to progress to Senior Associate later down the line  

  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute  

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate, Huddersfield and Dewsbury 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Top of the market pay   

  • Agile working and home working   

  • Genuine career progression prospects  

  • 25 days holiday  

  • Healthcare  

  • Pension plan  

  • Life insurance  

  • Childcare vouchers  

  • Discounted gym membership  

  • Optical and dental scheme  

The ideal candidate  

  • Private Client Solicitor with 5-10 years’ PQE  who is looking to develop their career 

  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills 

  • Will be STEP qualified, although this is not essential 

  • Will have experience of working with high-net-worth clients 

How to apply for this Private Client Associate Solicitor 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 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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