Private Client Solicitor (1-5 PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (1-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: circa £40,000 - £50,000
REF: 2315
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

Are you a Private Client Solicitor looking to handle top-quality, interesting work, be part of one of the North West’s top private client teams and enjoy a healthy work-life balance? 

A leading regional law firm is looking for a Solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE to join their tier 1 Legal 500 private client department. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside STEP qualified solicitors and handle a diverse and interesting caseload of varied private client work, including technical, complex and high-net-worth matters.  

Private Client Solicitor - South Manchester

The company & role 

  • One of the largest and most well-respected independent legal practices in the North West and the winner of The Times’ Best Law Firm award 

  • You will handle a mixed private client caseload which will typically include the preparation of tax-efficient wills, the administration of trusts, preparing and registering Lasting Powers of Attorney and making applications to the Court of Protection on behalf of predominantly high-net-worth individuals and business owners

  • The firm are well known for providing their lawyers with top-quality work, a fantastic corporate culture and a healthy work-life balance 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Warrington, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Stockport, Macclesfield, Tameside, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market salary 

  • Hybrid working and flexible working hours (3 days in the office, 2 days at home) 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Death in service 

  • Generous annual leave and employer pension contribution 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Recently refurbished, open-plan office (complete with pool table, table tennis and yoga space!) 

The ideal candidate 

  • A forward-thinking Private Client Solicitor with 1-5 PQE 

  • Will be STEP qualified or in the process of studying towards STEP qualification 

  • Will have experience of providing high-quality advice to high-net-worth individuals at a leading law firm 

  • Will have a good academic background and training 

  • Will be technically skilled and be an excellent communicator 

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 on 03300 245 606 or email kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

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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