Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
REF: 2711
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email: recruiters@realmrecruit.com

Are you a Private Client Solicitor looking for: 

  • The opportunity to work for a highly accredited law firm handling a varied caseload 

  • A firm that has a supportive team culture, genuine progression prospects and flexible working 

  • Benefit from a firm that genuinely believes in the development of their lawyers and invest in high quality training 

A multi service highly accredited law firm are looking to take on two Private Client Solicitors to join their team in Hertford. 

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

This really is an excellent opportunity for a private client solicitor looking to have high quality work, benefit from flexibility and have genuine progression prospects 

Private Client Solicitor – Hertford 

The company  

  • The firm are accredited by Resolution (Solicitors Family Law Association), Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Law Society Family Panel and Advanced Family Panel, Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) among other accreditations 

  • In this role you will be taking instructions and preparation of basic to the more complex Wills involving trusts, LPAs and general POAs, Living Wills / Advance Directives.  

  • The workload will involve some Probate and administration of estates, from the basic (below IHT threshold) to some more valuable / taxable estates involving IHT400’s and relevant schedules, claiming appropriate reliefs.  This work would feature to a lesser extent than their Pre-Death work though. 

  • The role will involve working between the firms Hertford and Ware offices 

  • 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: Hertford, Ware, Harlow, Cheshnut, Greater London

The roles: 

Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive between NQ-4 PQE 

  • In this role you will be taking instructions and preparation of basic to the more complex Wills involving trusts, LPAs and general POAs, Living Wills / Advance Directives.  

  • The workload will involve some Probate and administration of estates, from the basic (below IHT threshold) to some more valuable / taxable estates involving IHT400’s and relevant schedules, claiming appropriate reliefs.  This work would feature to a lesser extent than their Pre-Death work though. 

Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive between 1-4 PQE 

  • In this role there will be some taking of instructions and preparation of basic to the more complex Wills, LPAs and general POAs. 

  • However, the workload will mostly involve Probate and administration of estates though, from the basic (below IHT threshold) to the more valuable / taxable estates involving IHT400’s and relevant schedules, claiming appropriate reliefs. 

Added extras and benefits  

  • An exceptional culture 

  • High calibre work 

  • A healthy work-life balance 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with NQ-4 years PQE 

  • STEP membership desirable, or in the process of acquiring the qualification or be keen to work towards this, although not essential to the role. 

  • Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 

  • 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.reid@realmrecruit.com.  

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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