Senior Private Client Solicitor

2 days left

QED Legal
£40000 - £60000 per annum
28 Mar 2024
25 Apr 2024
Callum Richmond
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Client
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Private Client Solicitor 
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Sector: Legal

I am excited to offer a remarkable opportunity to join an esteemed independent legal practice located in a lively market town, proudly serving the community since 1997. Recognised as a Band 2 firm in the prestigious Chambers & Partners UK legal guide, their dedication to excellence has also earned them a Band 3 ranking as a Leading Family Law Firm in The Legal 500 directory. Accredited by the Law Society for Wills & Inheritance Quality, Family Law, Children Law & Conveyancing Quality, and boasting over 11 years of Lexcel accreditation for outstanding practice management, they uphold the highest standards. Their accolades include consecutive wins as the Best Family and Childcare Law firm in 2022 and 2023, along with being finalists for the Lexis Nexis Family Law Firm of the Year for two years running. 

As a vital member of their Private Client Department, you will play a pivotal role in driving the department's success by meeting established financial and non-financial targets, while contributing to the firm's overall growth in alignment with the business plan and individual goals. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of success and a strong team ethos, taking ownership of responsibilities including: 
  • Overseeing a caseload encompassing Wills, Probate, Power of Attorney, and, when necessary, Court of Protection and Deputyship matters, while also providing guidance on various services tailored to the needs of elderly clients.
  • Ensuring efficient file management procedures are consistently followed, adhering to Lexcel, Law Society, and SRA regulations at all times.
  • Meeting agreed-upon targets for fee generation and time recording, as outlined by management.
  • Taking charge of business development and marketing initiatives.
  • Cultivating and nurturing strong client relationships.
  • Providing guidance and support to junior team members within the Private Client department.
  • Upholding the annual WIQS accreditation standards.
  • Preferably with a minimum of 5+ years PQE.
  • STEP qualification.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive experience in managing their own caseload, encompassing all facets of Private Client Law.
  • Pension
  • On-site parking
  • Holiday entitlement: 20 days (increasing by 1 day per year of service after 2 years, up to a maximum of 25)
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Birthday off
  • Sick pay: 

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