Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

England, Devon, Exeter
£35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Charlie Simpkin
Practice area
Private client
Full time
Contract type

Are you aspiring for a route to Partnership with one of the most well-respected Top 100 firms, in a growing Private Client / Wealth team? This role can offer you a fast-track and concrete prospects in a growing department.

The Firm

Ranked in the Top 100, and top tier across a number of areas, this law firm has a culture though that stands them apart from nearly all firms of their size. They are a people orientated business; they have a reputation for nurturing talent and a feel that you would normally only associate with much smaller or regional firms. They have a completely open-door policy with Partners seated throughout the open plan office with much more junior staff; this even applies to the CEO.

You will find there is no hierarchy with even Paralegals being encouraged to share their thoughts. Just recently a Paralegal undertook a training session for a whole team including Partner; it is this collaborative approach which has seen them progress Solicitors to Partners in a record breaking time.

The firm is multi-award-winning and is the innovative law firm of choice. They have grown year on year for the last decade, they punch well above their weight and only recently they received industry press for Corporate deals on par with the very elite of City firms.

There is a forward-thinking, modern and progressive feel throughout the firm; they have an unheard-of staff retention rate compared to that of their similar sized counterparts.

The Role

The firm is looking to hire a Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive into their thriving and growing Exeter, Devon office.

You will be joining an award winning Private Client department, which has steadily grown over recent years, many of departments clients are International families with significant assets, with a large proportion in the public eye. This department has pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to private client law, working closely alongside experts in the family, immigration and property departments.

You will deal with an excellent quality of work, lots of which will be high value and often complex. You will be supported by Lawyers who are Nationally regarded for their level of expertise. The caseload will include; Wills, Estates, Tax, Trusts and Succession.

This role comes with good prospects, including Partnership for the right person/level of experience, however, progression is also very much available for the more junior candidates as well as this firm are incredibly nurturing and most of their Partners are home grown.


  • You will be a Private Client Lawyer with at least 2 years + PQE (There is no upper limit to level of PQE)
  • You will be based in the Exeter office
  • You should be an ambitious candidate wanting to progress
  • The firm is open minded regarding the type of firm you may have worked at
  • You should have a strong billings history
  • Salary is dependent on your level of experience and background, although, above market rate, you will also receive a truly excellent benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive to join this highly respected, well known firm in Exeter, Devon.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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