Private Client Solicitor (1-5 PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (1-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
REF: 901
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A dynamic, Legal-500 listed commercial practice is looking for a private client solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE to join their growing team. The firm is well known across the North West for providing its lawyers with top-quality work, fantastic corporate culture and a healthy work-life balance.  

In this role, you will handle your own varied caseload of private client matters and support senior members of the department. In return, you will enjoy an award-winning, down-to-earth working environment, an excellent benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities.  

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 2019 award 

  • An experienced and approachable private client team ranked in Tier 1 in the latest edition of the Legal 500  

  • Some of the matters you will deal with include providing tax mitigation and asset protection advice, the preparation of tax efficient wills, the administration of trusts and estates and making applications to the Court of Protection 

  • The firm is based in a popular South Manchester market town with convenient public transport links nearby. 

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

Added extras and benefits 

  • A great work-life balance 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Death in service 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contribution 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

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

The ideal candidate 

  • A private client solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE 

  • Will have excellent knowledge of all areas of wills, trusts and probate 

  • Will have exceptional technical and communication skills 

  • Will be committed to providing outstanding client service 

  • Will have a good academic background and training and a desire to progress your career 

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 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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