Private Client Solicitor (4+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (4+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
REF: 1379
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email:

A boutique personal legal services law firm are looking for a Private Client Solicitor to join them.

In this role, you’ll work as part of a supportive and friendly team and handle a broad range of interesting private client matters. 

The firm are extremely flexible and you’ll be able to choose how you split your time between home and the office.   

This really is an excellent opportunity for an experienced private client solicitor looking to improve their work-life balance, handle good-quality work and work for a fantastic firm.

Private Client Solicitor – Wakefield

The company & role  

  • A specialist private client, family and conveyancing law firm with a great reputation and offices across West Yorkshire  

  • You’ll handle your own varied private client caseload on behalf of a diverse range of clients  

  • The firm have grown significantly during lockdown and have an excellent staff retention rate  

  • They are known for their exceptional, family-like culture and are strong advocates of flexibility to support the work/life balance of their team 

  • Commutable from Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield and Dewsbury 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive pay 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + Christmas closure 

  • Car parking 

  • Pension 

  • An exceptional culture 

  • A healthy work-life balance 

  • Home-working 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 4+ years’ PQE 

  • Will be comfortable running your own caseload, including wills, LPAs, trusts and estate/tax planning  

  • Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 

  • Ideally, you will be STEP qualified but this is not essential 

  • Will be a real team player and a good 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 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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