Private Client Solicitor

£50000 - £60000 per annum
29 May 2024
26 Jun 2024
Marcus Stevens
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

With over 200 years of experience, Our client an award-winning firm, providing world class client experience and services on a comprehensive range of legal services to both businesses and individuals in the UK and internationally.

We are excited to be recruiting for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join the team in Cambridgeshire, please note some travel and out of hours working will be required for business development, meetings and training purposes.

Private Client Solicitor role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high performing and innovative Private Client team in our Cambridgeshire office.

Responsibilities of a Private Client Solicitor:

  • Reporting to the Partners in the department to assist with a caseload of IHT planning, Care Home Fee planning, Wills and LPAs and some Estate Administration.
  • Integral part of the Private Client team, delivering on agreed cases, sourcing new opportunities and supporting overall profile of the team.
  • Proactively attracting work according to the needs of the firm.
  • Delivery of individual targets with minimal supervision.
  • Ensuring high levels of client satisfaction and building appropriate relationships with clients.
  • Adherence of agreed quality procedures and management systems.
  • Undertake and deliver work in a commercially effective manner.
  • Development of technical and non-technical skills to meet client and firm requirements and demonstrate continuous improvement in all areas of work.

Skills and experience of a Private Client Solicitor:



  • Relevant Professional Qualification minimum 3 years PQE. 
  • Strong legal skills in Private Client setting.
  • Responsible for a broad and varied caseload including Wills, Care Home Fees, Estate Administration, IHT and LPAs.
  • Sound knowledge of all private and elderly client matters, with excellent communication skills.
  • You will be proactive and passionate about your career.
  • Proven results in supporting business development across a team or firm.
  • Working knowledge of case management systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • A strong team player with a motivational hands-on approach.
  • Uses initiative, plans and organises own time and workload so as to meet deadlines and prioritises work.
  • A measured and rational approach to problem solving.
  • Deals confidently and diplomatically with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates integrity and congruence when dealing with people.

Reward and development:

Buckles recognise the success with every employee; working with you to ensure you have what you need to maximise your potential and develop your career.

Alongside a host of development, professionally and personally, we offer some fantastic benefits, which include;

• 25 days annual leave (FTE), plus all UK Bank Holidays and your birthday off (or closest working day to your birthday without deduction from your annual leave allowance);
• vouchers for big life events, from marriage to children (grandparents included!);
• high street discounts;
• on spot reward vouchers – internal recognition;
• a wide range of health and well-being offerings;
• private health care options;
• health care cash back plans for you and your family;
• enhanced pension; and
• ability to buy additional holiday






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