Private Client Solicitor

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
J3651AF
Practice area
Private client
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Due to having recently acquired an influx of High Net Worth Clients, my client requires a personable Private Client Solicitor to further develop this Legal 500 recognised department. Dealing with preparation of Wills, Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters, Inheritance and Tax Planning matters, the chosen Solicitor will be managing a mixed caseload. In addition, there may be an element of contentious probate work alongside the Litigation Team.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform considerable business development and develop their own Client base. Due to their reputable Top-tier standing across a this practice, they are able to offer a highly competitive salary, numerous perks, benefits and a considerable degree of flexibility with working arrangements. Benefits include 25 days' annual holiday, contributory pension, life insurance, income protection insurance, childcare voucher salary sacrifice, cycle to work scheme, and employee assistance programme.

Skills and Responsibilities;
- Keeping up-to-date with changes in Private Client law and related Taxation issues
- Exceptional Client care skills
- Dealing with preparation of Inheritance Tax Returns for Estates and Trusts
- Drafting Trust Deeds, Trustee Resolutions, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney

About you;
- Possess strong experience dealing with Private Client matters
- Have excellent communication skills
- Can work as an individual and as part of a team
- Willingness to develop and expand skills and knowledge, undertaking further training as required
- Excellent IT skills
- Team player.
- Interest in Private Client Law

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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