PRIVATE CLIENT LAWYER

Location
Petersfield
Salary
competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
VK26499A
Contact
Victoria Kemp
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Dedicate Private Client Lawyer sought for a specialist team.

A well-established and successful, multi-office practice; our client has expanded at a steady rate both in size and expertise and now has a team of expert lawyers at the helm. Dedicated to providing bespoke legal advice to clients across the South East they have an excellent reputation and have become trusted advisors for generations of clients.

The Role
We are now seeking a talented, client-focused Private Client Lawyer to join our clients’ flourishing department close to the Hampshire/Surrey/West Sussex border. Becoming part of a growing team which includes some of the firms’ partners; the successful Lawyer will handle a challenging caseload of Private Client to include: drafting simple and complex Wills; estate planning; trust creation and administration; probate matters; elderly client work; powers of attorney and; estate administration. In addition, the ideal Lawyer will also participate in business development activities for the department and firm as a whole.

Offering exposure to high quality work, career progression and flexible full or part time working arrangements, this is a hands-on position suited to a confident Lawyer seeking to develop their career in this field. Please contact Victoria for further information quoting reference VK26499.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with around 1 – 3 years’ PQE gained within a reputable Wills and Probate department.
You must have excellent technical skills with expertise encompassing all non-contentious Private Client matters.
You will be client-focused with first class communication and drafting skills.
You will be a team player and also able to work on your own initiative.
Additional accreditations such as STEP and/or SFE membership are desirable.
Business development experience would be highly advantageous.
You will be driven, personable and display meticulous attention to detail.

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