PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Location
Crawley
Salary
Competitive Package
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Ref
C01345881
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Legal 500 practice seeks talented Private Client Solicitor with a flair for business development in West Sussex.

The Firm
Our client is a progressive, multi-office practice focusing on new and innovative approaches to the provision of legal services. Having built a strong and loyal client base, extending beyond the South East into the capital and overseas; they have a strong reputation for investing in top talent with vision and expertise which has led to numerous departments being recommended in the UK legal directories. A collaborative firm, with a good working environment, they are now seeking to add to their team.

The Role
Joining a leading private client department based in Crawley, the successful Solicitor will work alongside specialists in the field, delivering high quality advice to a broad range of clients including landed estate owners, HNW individuals and owners of SMEs. Areas will include: taking client instructions; will drafting; preparing and registering LPAs; tax planning advice including inheritance and capital gains; estate administration and; the creation and termination of trusts including drafting key documentation. Strong numeracy skills will therefore be essential to deal confidently and accurately with estate accounts.
Additionally, the successful Solicitor will immerse themselves within business development and marketing initiatives, building and maintaining new and existing client relationships and promoting the services of the department and practice as a whole. If you have a genuine passion for this field and would like to work within a practice offering exposure to high quality work and competitive remunerations including: generous holiday allowance, discretionary bonus, health insurance and pension scheme, this is the role for you.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors with 2-5 years’ PQE gained within a highly regarded private client team;
Candidates will possess excellent communication skills and ensure a client-focused approach;
Full membership of STEP is advantageous but not essential;
Possess strong IT skills with particular expertise in Microsoft Office applications;
Be highly organised, able to manage your own caseload with minimal supervision;
Hold a full and clean driving license;
Consider yourself to be personable, numerate and detail orientated;
A pro-active team player with a flair for business development and marketing.

PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

For further details of this Private Client Solicitor vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01345881.



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