Private Client Associate

Job Title: Private Client Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
REF: 731
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A top 200 law firm is looking for a private client solicitor to join their highly regarded private client department as an associate. Based in the firm’s Manchester city centre headquarters, you’ll handle a varied caseload of high-calibre work, be part of a friendly, down-to-earth team and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  

Private Client Associate - Manchester  

The company & role 

  • leading Manchester firm with a Legal 500 private client team 

  • The department handles all aspects of private client work, mainly on behalf of high net worth individuals including inheritance tax planning and wills, court of protection, powers of attorney, probate, planning for family businesses and tax investigations 

  • The firm has a down-to-earth, social dynamic and a great team mentality 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington and Lancashire 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Exceptional culture and emphasis placed on employee wellbeing 

  • Some flexibility with working hours 

  • Generous holiday allowance, plus the option to purchase extra days 

  • Death in service 

  • Staff referral scheme 

  • Interest-free travel pass loan 

  • An active social calendar of team parties and events along with charity fundraisers 

  • Career development loan 

The ideal candidate 

  • technically strong private client solicitor with 5-8 years’ PQE 

  • STEP qualified or a lawyer working towards STEP qualification 

  • Must be used to handling their own mixed caseload of high net worth private client work 

  • A personable and articulate communicator with excellent client care skills 

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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