Private Client Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Peak
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
REF: 1574
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email:

A well-respected and down-to-earth multi-service law firm are looking to take on a Private Client Solicitor with 5+ years PQE.  

In this role, you’ll work as part of a small and dynamic team and handle a broad range of private client work on behalf of local clients and high-net-worth individuals.   

Initially, this opportunity is office-based, but after you have settled in, you will be able to work from home for part of the week. For those looking to progress their career, there is a ready route to partnership that won’t require you to jump through hoops. 

What's more, firm are open to considering part-time for the right candidate. 

Private Client Solicitor – High Peak  

The company & role  

  • A small and well-established regional firm with a dynamic approach and friendly culture  

  • You’ll be responsible for a varied and interesting private client caseload involving the administration of estates and trusts, advising on tax matters with a focus on Inheritance Tax migration and estate planning for asset protection 

  • Alongside maintaining existing relations with clients, you’ll also have the opportunity to get involved in business development activity to help drive new business and grow the team 

  • The firm have an open and relaxed working environment and provide their lawyers with excellent salaries and benefits 

  • While this role is based at the firm’s High Peak office, you will also be expected to work from their office in Manchester city centre as required  

  • Commutable from Stockport, Wilmslow, Glossop, New Mills and Ashton-under-Lyne  

Added extras and benefits   

  • 26 days holiday (rising with length of service) + bank holidays  

  • Social committee and regular social events  

  • Healthcare  

  • Public transport annual season ticket loan  

  • Pension contribution  

  • Part-time available 

The ideal candidate  

  • A self-motivated Private Client solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE  

  • Will have experience of dealing with a wide range of private client matters  

  • A well-organised individual with excellent client care skills  

  • Will be STEP qualified 

  • Will enjoy developing third-party relationships and helping to drive new business 

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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