Private Client Associate

Job Title: Private Client Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
REF: 1900
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A top 50 law firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor with 3-6 PQE to join them as an Associate in Birmingham. 

In this role, you will manage your own caseload of private client work, including high value/complex probate work and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals 

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 work flexibly and be an integral part of a leading private client team.  

Private Client Associate Solicitor - Birmingham 

The company & role   

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

  • In this role, you will work closely with the Partner in Liverpool and the existing team there to grow the business and ensure excellent client service. 

  • 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 would also want for you to supervise and develop the skills of other more junior team members as part of your progression 

  • The firm identify as a socially and environmentally conscious company and are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity  

  • The Birmingham team has been shortlisted twice for the Birmingham Legal Awards Private Client Team of the Year in 2019 and 2020 

  • Commutable from Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Stourbridge and Coventry 

 Added extras and benefits    

  • Top of the market pay    

  • Agile 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   

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 3-6 years’ PQE   

  • Will have a keen interest and vast experience in all aspects of private client law, but particularly high value/complex probate work and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals  

  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills  

  • Will be STEP qualified, although this is not essential  

  • Will have business development skills and experience – an existing network of contacts would be highly advantageous 

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 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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