Private Client Solicitor

Location
West Sussex
Salary
Excellent
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
18 Mar 2021
Ref
9337/PTP
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Our Client are looking for a fee-earner (with 2+ years PQE) to join their Private Client department of 5 fee-earners (plus 5 support staff).  From their Head office. They offer the following support and legal advice to clients in these areas:

-Wills

-Lasting Powers of Attorney

-Administration of Estate  

-Deputyship Applications

-Management of Affairs

-Declarations of Trust

-Assisting clients  with estate and tax planning (using Wills, trusts and lifetime giving), Living Wills, Statutory Wills, preparing Powers of Attorney and undertaking Court of Protection work, dealing with the finances and (if appropriate) making an application for relevant benefits, administration of trusts, information on home care, preserving assets in the event of long-term residential or nursing care, care home contracts.

All of their team in Private Client have completed Dementia Friends training; they also encourage individuals to be Solicitors for the Elderly.     

SUITABILITY:

They are looking for an experienced (2+ years PE) and knowledgeable fee-earner who is able to provide clients with the support and legal advice they need with an empathetic approach, always working towards developing a practical and straightforward solution for clients. 

BENEFITS:

Holiday entitlement starts at 25 days per annum and increases (after 2 full years) by 1 day per year to a maximum of 30 days.  Private Healthcare cover is offered to all staff after a 3-month probation period. Auto-enrolment pension with Legal & General (4% employee contribution, 4% employer contribution).

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