Bishop's Stortford
Dependent on expertise
23 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Sophie Giddings
Full time
Contract type
Successful practice is seeking a dynamic Senior Private Client Solicitor in Bishops Stortford.

The Firm
A highly successful Legal 200 law firm, our client is Lexcel accredited and offers a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses. With a network of offices across multiple counties, they have established a reputation for achieving first class results for their clients. Providing a friendly and supportive working environment where employees are actively encouraged to grow and develop, they are able to recruit and retain some of the best legal talents. Highly regarded in their local communities they have a loyal and growing client base. Their office in Bishops Stortford is seeking an innovative Senior Private Client Solicitor on a permanent basis.

The Role
We are now seeking a Senior Private Client Solicitor to join our client’s well established and busy department in Bishop Stortford. A fantastic opportunity, the firm welcomes applications from qualified Solicitors who have attained a minimum of 5 years PQE from a reputable department. Candidates will demonstrate first class client care, a professional attitude and the ability to manage and develop junior team members whilst communicating in a clear and concise manner. Working alongside Senior Associates and the management team, sharing information and helping drive change within the firm. You will handle a complex caseload to meet key deadlines, undertaking duties to include: charitable wills; advising on Wills and Inheritance tax issues; estate administration; elderly client matters; Lasting Powers of Attorneys; succession planning; intestacies; managing trust files; probate matters; Will drafting and; deeds of variation.

The successful Solicitor will be STEP qualified and comfortable with HNW client representation. Willingness to participate in the business development and networking initiatives of the firm is highly desirable.

The Candidate
A qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
Previous experience within a reputable Private Client department is essential.
Strong background managing junior members of the team would be desirable.
STEP qualification is a prerequisite.
It would be advantageous to have a flair for business development and marketing.
Handle your caseload well, meeting key deadlines.
Possess first class client care.
Communicate in a clear and concise manner.
You will be comfortable handling HNW clients.
Access to own transport is a must.


For further details of this Senior Private Client vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG01614921.


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