£40000 - £70000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Karl Tomkinson
Full time
Contract type
Excellent opportunity to join a Legal 200 practice with a reputation for excellence in Berkshire!

The Firm
A Legal 200 practice with a reputation for blending traditional values with an innovative approach, our client delivers a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and individuals both nationally and internationally. Staffed by a team of experienced and highly skilled professionals and support staff, who recognise that client care is at the heart of a successful practice, they go above and beyond to help them achieve the best possible outcome. With strong ties to the community in which they are based, they have built long-lasting relationships built on trust.

The Role
A rare opportunity has now arisen for a dynamic Private Client Lawyer to join a leading department in Reading. Working within a team including one of the practices Partners, the successful Lawyer will manage a stimulating caseload, advising clients on a broad range of private client-related matters to include: will drafting; Court of Protection applications; preparing LPAs; estate administration; trust matters including preparation and administration and; advice on tax planning. Lawyers will therefore need to be STEP qualified or in the process of obtaining qualification to be considered for this position.

Passionate about business development and marketing, the successful Lawyer will immerse themselves within initiatives promoting the services of the department through networking and helping to drive the practice forward by continually seeking opportunities for further growth. In return the successful Solicitor or Legal Executive can expect career progression, complex and rewarding work and a support environment where you can grow and develop as a professional in this field. Please contact Karl for further information quoting reference KT25816.

The Candidate
You must be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with 3-10 years’ PQE gained within Private Client;
You will be STEP qualified or working towards full membership;
You will have outstanding communication and client care skills;
You will have an excellent academic record with a minimum of 2:1 gained at degree level;
You will be IT Literate with particular expertise in Microsoft Office and case management systems;
You will be highly organised with a keen eye for detail;
You will have a flair for business development and marketing.

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