Private Client Solicitor (2-4 PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (2-4 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (DOE)
REF: 2255
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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One of the North West’s largest and most prominent full-service legal practices are looking to take on a Private Client Solicitor with 2-4 years PQE. 

Based at the firm's Preston office, you will work within the firm’s Legal 500 recognised team to handle a range of high-calibre private client matters. In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package, enjoy flexible working and fantastic training and development opportunities. 

While the role is based in Preston, you will be able to work from home for part of the week, so it may be suitable for those living further afield, in Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Merseyside. 

Private Client Solicitor - Preston 

The company & role 

  • A multi-award-winning regional heavyweight with a fantastic reputation 

  • Working as part of a Chambers and Legal 500 recognised team, you’ll handle a varied private client caseload involving estate administration, Court of Protection work, the administration of trusts and preparing and advising on Lasting Powers of Attorney 

  • A progressive firm, with a track record of promoting from within and giving employees hands-on exposure to a diverse range of matters  

  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Blackpool, Wigan, Southport, Lancaster and Bolton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Very competitive pay 

  • 28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays 

  • Life assurance  

  • Pension scheme  

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

  • Flexible working hours 

  • An exceptional culture, with massive emphasis placed on employee well-being and having a healthy work/life balance   

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 2-4 years PQE 

  • Will have experienced of handling a large caseload including probate, trusts, Court of Protection work and LPAs 

  • Will have exceptional client care and matter management skills 

  • Will have excellent organisational skills and a committed attitude 

  • Will be interested in contributing to business development activities 

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, 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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