Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
REF: 2717
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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Are you a Private Client Solicitor looking for:  

  • An exciting caseload of wills and estates work for HNW clients? 

  • An employer that takes a proactive approach to their team’s wellbeing?  

  • The opportunity to split your time between home and the office?  


One of the leading specialist practices outside London ranked top tier by The Legal 500 and Chambers are looking for a Private Client Solicitor with 6-8 PQE to join their growing specialist team in Leeds.  

You will manage your own caseload of high-value private client work that focuses on estate planning, wills and trusts.  

This role can be largely home working, just attending the office as and when required rather than a set day a week. Or you can be in the office more if you prefer, making this the perfect opportunity for a private client solicitor looking to add more flexibility to their work life. 

Private Client Solicitor - Leeds 

The company & role  

  • The firm have an excellent reputation, recognized by both The Legal 500 and Chambers, they specilise in the administration of complex and high value estates 

  • The firm have a down-to-earth, friendly culture and a deep-rooted history  

  • You will manage your own caseload of high value private client work, your work will involve all aspects of estate administration, including complex estates of high value, estates which include agricultural and business property, taxable estates, capital tax planning, the use of trusts, asset protection and succession issues 

  • You will also be responsible for drafting full estate accounts 

  • The firm are committed to continually training and developing their staff and strongly encourage career progression  

  • Commutable from  Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Yorkshire 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Homeworking 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Medical insurance  

  • Employee assistance program  

  • Generous annual leave 

  • Active social calendar 

  • Wellness initiatives 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 6-8 years’ PQE 

  • Will be experience in estate planning, wills and trusts  

  • May be STEP qualified  

  • Will have an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature   

  • 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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