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Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire
Salary: £40,000-£50,000 (dependent upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Duration: n/a
REF: KR-112
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 days ago

Job Description

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor who is looking for genuine career progression prospects and to work with High Net Worth clients. You would be expected to manage your own caseload involving the full remit of Private Client work. Around 70% of the current caseload involves High Net Worth Probate, together with tax planning, wills and trusts work. You would also be responsible for mentoring and supervising more junior solicitors, and be active in business development and networking initiatives. You would join as an Associate/Senior Associate dependent upon your level of experience, and there is fast track progression available to become a Partner within five years.


Private Client Solicitor - South Yorkshire 

Commutable from: Doncaster, Chesterfield, South Yorkshire, High Peak, Wakefield, Barnsley, Sheffield, Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax

Salary: £40,000-£50,000 (dependent upon experience) + Excellent Benefits including 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + birthday as a holiday + option to buy additional 5 days holiday with cost spread over the year + travel season ticket loans + weekly fruit delivery + pension + potential profit related bonus scheme + death in service insurance + nespresso coffee machine in office, to name but a few!


The company

A full service law firm with a team of 250, including over 30 Partners, and they have several offices across Yorkshire. Their Private Client team is recognised by the Legal 500. You will play an integral role within their successful private client team, working with a Partner who is recognised for their friendly, down-to-earth nature.


The particulars

Ideal candidate criteria:

  • Private Client Solicitor
  • 3PQE +
  • Some experience of working with High Net Worth clients is a distinct advantage
  • Experience of managing own caseload and achieving individual/team fee income targets
  • Any experience of mentoring/supervising junior solicitors/paralegals would be advantageous but not essential
  • Confident undertaking business development/networking
  • Professional presentation and manner
  • Focused, determined and hard working.


The next step

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