Private Client Associate

Job Title: Private Client Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (DOE)
REF: 1826
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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In this Private Client Associate role, you’ll join a Legal 500 and Chambers recognised national law firm at their offices in Manchester city centre. 

Working as part of a very well-regarded specialist Private Client team, you will handle your own caseload of matters and provide assistance to more senior members of the department. 

The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career. What’s more, you’ll receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package. 

Private Client Associate - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A leading full-service law firm with offices nationally and a Tier 1 Legal 500-recognised Private Client department, The Private Client Partner Ranked in Chambers HNW 2021 

  • You will join their team of specialists and assist clients with a range of complex requirements, including families, business owners, entrepreneurs, sports professionals, entertainers and medical professionals. 

  • The firm are accredited by Investors in People and have been named as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market salary 

  • Private health insurance with an option to add family 

  • Death in service to the value of three times your salary 

  • Group income protection 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Employee assistance programme 

  • Mental health first aiders 

  • Two days’ allowance each year for charitable work 

  • Annual travel insurance for you and your family 

  • Travel loan 

  • Cycle scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A technically strong Private Client Associate with 3-6 years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience advising HNW clients on lifetime and death estate and tax planning, inheritance tax mitigation, estate administration, and the formation, taxation and administration of trust structures. 

  • Experience in charity formation and administration would be preferable. 

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualified preferable. 

  • Will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail 

How to apply for this Private Client Associate 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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