PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Location
London
Salary
excellent
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Ref
CE23615
Contact
Chris Ewles
Job Title
Solicitor
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal 500-rated Private Client department requires and additional Solicitor.

A boutique firm in the City, our client was established over 40 years’ ago and is now regularly commended within the Legal 500 and Chambers directories for their expertise. With partners who are acknowledged to be leaders in their fields, they have built an enviable reputation and client base. Looking forwards for succession purposes, they are now seeking a Solicitor for their Private Client department.

The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and driven Solicitor to join our clients’ thriving team in the heart of London. Becoming part of a growing team which includes one of the firms’ partners, the successful Solicitor will manage a full and varied caseload, acting for clients based in the capital and overseas. Matters will include: Drafting wills including complex; estate administration; Court of Protection applications; Trust creation and administration; international estates; succession and tax planning and; Powers of Attorney. The ideal Wills and Probate Solicitor will have contentious probate experience. Additionally marketing and promoting the department and firm as a whole forms an essential aspect of the position.

In return, our client offers exposure to high quality work, a competitive remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects for the right Private Client Solicitor. Please contact Chris 

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least 8 years’ PQE gained in a well-regarded Private Client department.
You must have excellent academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level.
You will be personable, equally able to communicate with clients and colleagues at all levels.
You will have excellent technical skills across the full remit of Wills and Probate matters.
You will ideally have contentious probate experience.
You will have an aptitude for business development. 

PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR