Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
REF: 2525
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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An outstanding North West legal firm are looking to take on a dynamic Private Client Solicitor.   

In this role, you will work directly in the Private Client team, where you will act for individuals instructing the firm on a variety of matters including Wills, Trust and Probates. 

 This is an ideal opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor looking to handle good-quality, varied work and join a friendly, down-to-earth team.  The firm offer a blend of remote and office working so this role can be suitable to solicitors who live further afield.

Private Client Solicitor - Chester  

The company & role   

  • An outstanding North West firm with a national client base and a true focus on first-class client care  

  • The firm has a welcoming and supportive culture and offer their lawyers a great deal of flexibility offering to split your time between office and home working 

  • You will be expected to advise clients in the following: drafting wills, drafting Powers of Attorney, probate planning and estate administration, training and developing junior colleagues 

  • The firm places a lot of focus on corporate social responsibility and is involved in many charity initiatives and pro-bono work  

  • The firm have a clear progression policy based on merit with no glass ceiling 

  • Commutable from Chester, Liverpool, Greater Manchester, Stafford, North Wales, The Wirral, Shropshire  

Added extras and benefits    

  • 28 days annual holiday allowance + generous break over  

  • Christmas/New Year  

  • Company pension scheme  

  • Free/subsidised legal services  

  • Support in career progression & study leave where agreed in-house training & courses  

  • Practising certificate costs covered  

  • Flexible/home working as agreed  

  • Departmental fee targets 

The ideal candidate   

  • A qualified Private Client Solicitor circa 4-8 years PQE however this is only a guideline and the firm will consider various levels of experience   

  • Will be used to handling a varied caseload   

  • Will be a confident communicator with outstanding client care skills   

  • A hard-working team player focused on getting the very best result    

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 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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