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Kelly Reid

Associate Director and Team Lead of the Private Client division

Bill Szajna-Hopgood

Consultant

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Meet Kelly, our specialist in private client recruitment

I am an Associate Director at Realm with more than fifteen years legal recruitment experience and am well-connected in the North West and Yorkshire

I specialise in the recruitment of private client positions, including wills & probate lawyers, Court of Protection solicitors and trusts lawyers.”

How our Private Client recruitment specialists can help you

Our narrow but deep focus allows us to get to know the private client lawyers and law firms we work with properly. Here’s why our specialist approach will benefit you in your job search...

We’ll give you an informed view of the market

We'll explain not only who is actively recruiting within private client, but also who’s looking to grow and the salaries and benefits on offer.

We’ll provide you with options that you wouldn’t necessarily know about

Because we’re ultra-niche, we have access to exciting opportunities that might not be advertised.

We’ll offer honest advice

Our understanding of the private client market enables us to offer you fair and honest advice.

Take your next step in Private Client

If you’re thinking of making a move, take a look at our private client jobs.

Private Client Fee Earner – Three days from home – NQ and part-time applicants welcome

£35,000 - £42,000

Part time
Cheshire
Hybrid working
Private Client Solicitor 3+ PQE – Hybrid Working – Full- or Part-time Available

£35,000 - £50,000

Part time
Greater Manchester
Hybrid working
Private Client Solicitor 3+ PQE – Hybrid Working – Full- or Part-time Available

£35,000 - £50,000

Part time
Cheshire
Hybrid working
Private Client Solicitor 3+ PQE – Hybrid Working – Full- or Part-time Available

£35,000 - £50,000

Part time
Cheshire
Hybrid working
Private Client Solicitor 3+ PQE – Hybrid Working – Full- or Part-time Available

£35,000 - £50,000

Part time
Merseyside
Hybrid working
Head of Private Client – Progression opportunity – Equity opportunities – Three days from home

£60,000 - £90,000

Permanent
South Yorkshire
Hybrid working

Get in touch

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    At Realm, we’re not just recruiters

    We’re passionate about partnering with private client lawyers throughout their careers to get them to where they want to be. That’s why our specialist consultants are here for you even when you aren’t looking for a new opportunity.

    We’re here for you whenever you’re looking for valuable career advice – maybe you’d like to benchmark your salary against the rest of the market, or you want to ace your upcoming appraisal. Whatever you need help with, we’re here to equip you with the knowledge to progress your career.

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    Book an appointment with Kelly

    If you’re a private client lawyer looking for a new role or a hiring manager looking to recruit, our private client team is ready to help you.

    Contact Kelly at kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com or schedule a confidential, no-obligation conversation with him below.

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