Private Client Associate/Senior Associate

Job Title: Private Client Associate/Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: Market rate - depending on experience
REF: 2651
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A boutique law firm undergoing consistent growth in their commercial department are looking for a Private Client Solicitor with 5+ years PQE to join their team. 

In this role, you will manage a varied caseload and assist / work on complex and high value cases. Your responsibilities may vary dependent on the level of experience and skills you bring 

In return, you’ll benefit from a very supportive working culture and a flexible working environment, which promotes hybrid working and a healthy work-life balance. 

Private Client Associate/Senior Associate – Chester 

The company & role  

  • A boutique firm with a laid-back culture  

  • You’ll have the opportunity to work with local SMEs, owner managed businesses and national clients in industries such as IT, travel, food and drink, oil and gas, and manufacturing, among others. 

  • Your work will include; Estate planning and trust advice, Probate and estate administration, Probate and trust disputes, Lasting Powers of Attorney and living wills. 

  • They foster a friendly working environment with a great team of people who all play a fundamental part in the success and continued growth of the business 

  • The firm care a great deal about their employees’ work-life balance and allow all of their lawyers to work fully remotely 

  • Commutable from Chester, The Wirral, Merseyside, Cheshire Manchester and Stoke 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Enhanced annual leave - including Christmas eve and birthday off * 

  • Enhanced healthcare and pension  

  • Focus on development from day one (everyone is given a progression plan from the off)  

  • Lots of socials in their state-of-the-art offices in Chester  

  • Hybrid working (3 days in office) 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE  

  • Will have experience in running your own caseload 

  • A hard-working team player focused on getting the very best result for their clients  

How to apply for this Private Client 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 Reid at Realm Recruit. 

Kelly is a Principal Consultant and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working 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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