Private Client Lawyer
This role is an excellent opportunity, you will work side on side with an industry leading Partner dealing with an ultra HNW client base, you will work as part of a top tier Private Client department. This prestigious firm has one of the best names Nationally for their level of expertise in dealing with ultra HNW individuals, with a heritage spanning back over 200 years.
You will get an unrivalled amount of exposure, dealing with top quality work and good client contact. Private Client is one of the firm's largest departments and with continued growth, this role comes with excellent prospects for career progression.
This firm has a rich heritage dating back over 200 years. They are based in the heart of London's legal district in a very picturesque location. They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across several areas including the private client. The firm is award-winning, and many of their Lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. They have a client base of ultra HNW individuals including many well-known individuals including; Royalty, Members of Government, Celebrities, and senior public figures. The practice has become known as a go-to firm for several areas of law. They now have close to 100 members of staff and have recently bolstered the practice with several heavyweight Senior Partner hires.
There is a stand-out culture and I truly feel it is one of the most family feel firms in London. They do things such as a weekly Partners lunch where there is a rota where fee earners dine with Partners, outside caters come in and serve 5* food. They also do a buffet on a Friday for all fee earners as well as regular social and sporting events.
Staff are well invested in with the very best in infrastructure and training, allowing you a platform to progress in your career.
They are seeking a new Private Client Solicitor to join their flourishing West End office.
You will work as part of one of the most prestigious Private Client teams nationally. It is a seven Partner department and is split into two sectors.
You will find such variety to the caseload, making for much more of an interesting role. There is no such thing as a typical client, the core profile of the firm's clients are wealthy families, often with a number of family trusts and grant making charitable trusts. Their assets are likely to include shares in family owned businesses, quoted investments, bespoke open ended investment companies, hedge funds, landed estates and property.
They also act for business executives, entrepreneurs who have generated their own wealth, and families whose assets have accumulated over the generations.
Although most of their clients have a UK nexus, there is a substantial offshore, foreign and international aspect to their practice and you would be expected to be familiar with dealing with the challenges this brings.
This role comes with good prospects for career progression
- You will be a Private Client Solicitor with between 3-8 years PQE
- You will have good experience of running a high-quality private client caseload
- You will have a strong technical knowledge
- You will have experience in off shore trusts
- You should be a commercially minded candidate
- A positive outlook is essential
- Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an industry leading benefits package
This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join this highly-regarded practice in the heart of the legal district in the West End.