commensurate with experience
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Mostaque Ahmed
Full time
Contract type
Well-established Carlisle practice undergoing a period of expansion seeking a dedicated Private Client Solicitor.

Our client is a full-service firm with a rich history; dedicated to serving their wider community, they are staffed by expert lawyers and support staff who endeavour to meet the needs of clients throughout the North West. With a broad range of expertise, they provide specialist, tailored advice to commercial and individual clients in a professional, approachable and efficient manner.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and client-focused Private Client Solicitor to join our clients’ flourishing practice near the centre of Carlisle. Becoming part of a growing department which includes one of the firms’ partners; the successful Solicitor will handle a full and varied caseload to include: Will drafting; applying for grants of probate; estate administration; Court of Protection applications; preparing and registering LPAs and; tax planning. The ideal Solicitor will also participate in business development activities, building strong relationships with clients and external professionals.

A hands-on position offering a high level of client contact from the outset, a competitive salary and excellent career progression prospects for the right Solicitor. Please contact Mostaque for further information quoting reference MA26196.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor, with applications sought from NQ – senior level.
You must have solid experience gained within a reputable Private Client department.
You will have excellent technical and client care skills.
You will be personable with the ability to communicate with clients, colleagues and other professionals at all levels.
An aptitude for business development would be advantageous.
Additional accreditations such as STEP and/or SfE are desirable but not essential. 

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