Private Client Solicitor (6+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (6+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
REF: 2252
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A growing full-service law firm with offices nationally are looking for a Private Client Solicitor with 6+ years PQE to join their team in Manchester.  

In this role, you will manage your own caseload of Private Client work whilst taking a leading role in the growth of the department through bringing in new connections.  

The firm is an accredited Investors in People firm, is committed to training and developing its staff and has won an employer award for its commitment to staff training & development. This role also comes with excellent partnership potential, so this is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their skills and progress their career.  

Private Client Solicitor – Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A down-to-earth full-service firm   

  • In this role, duties may also include probate and administration of estates, wills, IHT planning advice, general estate planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney.  

  • The firm is an accredited Investors in People firm and provides a supportive working environment along with plenty of training and development opportunities   

  • Commutable from Manchester, Bolton, Cheshire, High Peak and Lancashire 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary 

  • Company pension 

  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays 

  • Progression opportunities 

  • Annual leave purchase scheme (Subject to T&Cs) 

  • A day off for your birthday 

  • Health care benefits (health cashback plan and mental health counselling Services) 

  • Training and development   

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

The ideal candidate  

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 6+ years’ PQE  

  • Experience of Court of Protection work is essential   

  • Will have their own connections that they can bring to the table 

  • May be STEP qualified, but this is not essential 

  • Will have excellent client care and communication skills  

  • Will be able to work proactively and collaboratively with others  

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 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

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