Private Client Solicitor (NQ-3 PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (NQ-3 PQE)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
REF: 2710
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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One of the country’s most well-renowned Court of Protection and Private Client specialists are looking for a private client solicitor with NQ-3 years' PQE to join their growing team. 

In this role, you will handle your own caseload of a range of private client work with support and supervision. 

The firm offer a great deal of home working, with only two days required in office per week if desired to allow for a healthy work-life balance. This role also comes with a competitive benefits package and access to the firm’s bespoke training programme so is the perfect position for someone looking to develop their technical skills.  

Private Client Solicitor (NQ-3 PQE) – Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A leading Legal 500 Court of Protection and Private Client boutique in Manchester city centre 

  • The firm have won numerous accolades and have previously been named Private Client team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards 

  • You will manage your own caseload of estate administration and trust administration work, along with wills and lasting powers of attorney, with the support of that wider private client team 

  • You will have lots of direct interactions with clients in your day-to-day role 

  • As a result of the firm’s fantastic internal training programme, you will have excellent opportunities for learning and development 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside  

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Flexible working (a mixture of office and home working) 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Attendance bonus scheme 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Annual bonus 

  • Life insurance at 3x salary 

The ideal candidate 

  • A private client solicitor with NQ-3 years’ PQE 

  • Will have 2 years of private client experience, pre or post qualification 

  • Will have court of protection experience  

  • Someone with an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature and excellent client care and communication skills 

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 Reid at Realm Recruit. 

Kelly is a Principal Consultant and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working 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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