Private Client Solicitor

Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Sep 2017
Ref
A14/01
Practice area
Private client
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Private Client Solicitor – Watford, Hertfordshire

A new opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our well-established high street private client practice in Watford.

We attract a broad range of work and are committed to providing our clients with first rate representation in order to deliver legal resolutions to the most sensitive and delicate of situations.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience of working with private clients and has a proven track record of developing their caseload.  They will also take part in marketing activities and be proactive in making business contacts to assist in building the practice.

They will be expected to provide comprehensive, expert advice and representation to clients on a wide range of private client matters such as Administration of Estates, Trusts, Will drafting and advice on Inheritance Tax, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Care of the Elderly.

Candidates must have excellent client care, communication and drafting skills and possess a client focused approach to providing legal advice.  The caseload is expected to be run and managed to the high standards required by risk and compliance regulations.

Key knowledge and skills requirements:-

  • Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Relevant work experience
  • Proactive and able to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Outstanding communication skills

This is a full time position, although consideration will be given to flexible working or part-time hours.

Salary for this role is dependent upon experience.