Senior Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Senior Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crewe
Wills / Probate / Trusts & Tax
Salary: Circa £45,000-£50,000
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Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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Job Published: Thursday 18 Apr 2019
This vacancy is now closed
Exciting opportunity for a Senior Private Client Solicitor to join an existing private client team and handle work readily available, but who would like to grow the private client team from another of our client’s offices.

Senior Private Client Solicitor – Cheshire

The company & role
  • A leading North West law firm, with several offices in Cheshire, employing over 150 people
  • Well-established, forward thinking firm of solicitors who are expanding their Private Client team
  • You will be expected to handle a mixed Private Client caseload comprising Wills, Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration, Court of Protection and Inheritance Tax planning, including high net worth individuals
  • You will have strong communication skills to network and build up connections within the local communities
  • As required you will also cover for the Head of Department in management and staffing issues
  • To act as office leader and liaise with Head Office as required concerning admin support and operational issues
  • Able to travel between other offices in Cheshire
  • Close Liaison with the Head of Wills and Probate to assist in the continued development of the entire team, across all offices
  • Commutable from Knutsford, Macclesfield, Congleton, Crewe, Altrincham, Stoke-On-Trent
The ideal candidate
  • Private Client Solicitor with 5 years PQE+
  • Must have specialised in Probate and Wills work
  • Experience of Tax Planning and Trust work
  • Ability to develop new business with one to one networking, and team events
  • A can do proactive, positive attitude towards developing the office
  • Being an existing member of STEP would be a preference
  • Professional
  • Personable
  • Team player
  • Honest
  • Self-motivating and hard working
  • A good trainer of more junior staff
Added extras
  • Competitive pay
  • Bonus based upon billings of the Probate and Wills Team
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service benefit
  • Pension

The next step
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