Private Client Solicitor (Senior Associate)

£60000 - £80000 per annum
06 Jun 2024
04 Jul 2024
Rebecca Barry
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Client
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Rebecca Barry is exclusively partnered with this respected law firm to recruit a Private Client Senior Associate/Partner. This is a forward-thinking regional law firm with an enviable, well-established client base. 
This firm have a clear focus for the firm's development over the next three years’ and are specifically looking to strengthen their presence within the private client arena, in particular with medium to high net worth wills, probate, inheritance tax and wealth planning. Already boasting an impressive client base, the successful applicant will be expected to complement this with a genuine enthusiasm to undertake business development and become an integral part of the growth of this department. Leadership skills are essential as you will be expected to lead a team and represent this department as part of the strategic team.
The firm are currently seeking to appoint a Private Client Senior Associate/Partner to assist in the development of their private client department. You will be ambitious, driven, hard-working and above all have a real desire to succeed within a forward-thinking practice. You will be tenacious and creative in approach. Your expertise will include standard and complex wills, probate, trusts, tax and estate planning. The successful senior solicitor will need to be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, have a practical approach and be a true team player. Working as part of a larger cross-office team you will be expected to develop your own portfolio of clients and will be accomplished in the area of business development and client retention. Applications are sought from individuals who have ambition to drive a long-term career within a truly autonomous environment. It is realistic that the right candidate could move through the internal structure to Equity Partnership in the medium to long term. Although not a pre-requisite, individuals able to demonstrate, existing contacts in the Northampton community, or a following, would be of particular interest.
This progressive and determined practice continue to hold a key position within the regional market. Recommended in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for their private client and commercial work, over the last 10 years they have refreshed and successfully implemented an innovative strategy for growth. Those individuals currently holding the role of Senior Associate/Associate interested to secure a Partnership position will be considered provided the individual can evidence a proven track-record in business development and marketing. Considering themselves a 'people' business this firm regularly invest in their own people to ensure their lawyers and partners continue to deliver exceptional service to their clients. Relationship driven, the firm take a progressive approach to their long-term development and operate a culture and ethos of continuous improvement. An exciting firm to build a career with, this is an interesting time to join an impressive law firm with a bright future.
This firm is offering a negotiable salary plus bonus, pension and an excellent benefits package.
Rebecca has been described as giving "good constructive advice". Driven to offer a knowledgeable and focused service, Rebecca ‘s strengths lie with providing the right match for both law firm and lawyer. Able to boast excellent relationships within the private practice market, she has spent over 20 years building her contacts in this area. Professional and approachable, Rebecca is committed to delivering results.

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