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Private Client Solicitor (Team Lead)

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  • 5+ PQE
  • Progression opportunities
  • Hybrid working with up to 3 days from home

A well-established firm in Birkenhead is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as a Team Lead.

This role requires a professional with 5 PQE along with proficiency in handling wills, trusts, and probate, including some high-net-worth work. Ideally, you’ll have experience in contentious probate and be ready to lead a team from administrators to Trainee Solicitors. The managerial responsibilities would include authorising holidays, conducting appraisals, and handling technical queries.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and excellent opportunities for career progression. The option to work from home up to three days a week provides flexibility for a healthy work-life balance. The firm also offers a generous benefits package including car parking, 23 days of holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.

You’ll be joining a friendly, close-knit team in an open culture that promotes collaboration and respect. The firm is deeply committed to the professional development of its staff, offering a clear progression path towards a Head of Department role.

If you’re a motivated private client lawyer looking to advance your career in a supportive and evolving environment, why not take this opportunity? Apply now and let us guide you to the next step in your career.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.

Alternatively, contact Kelly Reid at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Kelly is an Associate Director 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, 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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  • Merseyside

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Private Client

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Specialist for private client, Court of Protection and contentious probate in the North West.

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