Private Client Solicitor

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2021
Closes
09 Apr 2021
Ref
215283529
Contact
Gemma Jones
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
2-4
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Private Client Solicitor, Oxfordshire - An exciting opportunity to join a reputable firm handling the full range of private client matters. 

JOB TITLE: Private Client Solicitor
PQE: 2-4
LOCATION: Oxfordshire
SALARY: £40-50,000 DOE

THE ROLE:
A Private Client Solicitor is required to join this busy private client team in Oxfordshire. The post holder will be required to deal with wills and probate matters as well as other private client work. You will therefore have an interest in dealing with complex files and will have experience of and typically be involved in the following: preparation of wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney; estate planning (including lifetime and post-death planning), to cover advice on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and the creation of lifetime trusts; obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estate; preparing deeds of variation, deeds of gifts and deeds of family arrangement.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Private Client Solicitor will have the following skills and attributes: sound and solid background in wills and probate with experience of running independent caseloads, strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred or working towards), confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written), a proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, flexible outlook with an ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

THE FIRM:
An established firm, offering a supportive and friendly working environment and a genuine work / life balance.