Experienced Private Client Solicitor

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
02 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Practice area
Private client
5 years
Full time
Contract type

Experienced Private Client Solicitor – Sunderland
PQE / Experience: 5+ PQE


Salary: Competitive

The Company


Longden Walker & Renney is a vibrant and modern law firm based within the City of Sunderland which seeks to attract the very best talent in the regional market. With a team of specialists who are amongst the best in their field, we provide excellent legal advice and support across the North East of England and nationwide and put client care at the heart of everything we do. We now require an ambitious private client solicitor with at least 5 years PQE to join our busy private client department.




               The Role

The successful applicant will assist with the running of the department with the eventual aim of succeeding the Head of Department and joining the Board of Directors, as part of the firm’s succession plan, upon the eventual retirement of the Head of Department in the short to medium term.You will work on a case load comprised of wills and probate, estate administration matters, trusts, inheritance tax planning, powers of attorney, Court of Protection and elderly client matters.  The role would suit someone with experience of supervising fee earners or running a department, who are either Partners/Directors in their current role or seek to move up to partnership/directorship within the short to medium term. Ideally you will be STEP qualified or working towards this and have experience advising on a variety of wealth management issues together with skills experience and good knowledge of the law in:


  • estate administration;
  • inheritance tax, capital gains tax, income tax;
  •  Wills;
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney;
  • Court of Protection matters and
  • Trusts


              How to Apply

              Email Pam Davis at pdavis@longdens.co.uk with your CV