commensurate with experience
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Charlotte Waters
Full time
Contract type
Leading firm offering high quality work and excellent remuneration require a client-focused Private Client Solicitor in Maidstone.

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
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Private Client Solicitor to join our clients’ renowned team in Maidstone. Working closely with specialists at all levels, the successful Solicitor will manage a diverse caseload of Wills and Probate matters for a broad range of clients to include those with cross-border issues and complex estates. Strong Tax and Trusts experience is essential for the role, with the ability to set up, vary and terminate trusts, pre and post-death tax planning in addition to drafting Wills, LPAs and applying for grants of probate. In addition, the ideal Solicitor will also play a key role in business development, attending events and developing strategies for the department and firm as a whole.

A demanding role within a highly regarded firm, suited to a confident and driven Private Client Solicitor. Our client offers top quality work, a competitive salary and benefits to include pension, generous holiday allowance, health insurance and bonuses. Please contact Charlotte for further information quoting reference CW26741.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of three years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Private Client department.
You must have excellent technical skills with expertise encompassing all aspects of Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts.
You will be client-focused with a high level of commercial awareness.
Membership of STEP would be advantageous.
Prior experience of business development and participation in activities is essential for the position.
You will be IT literate with a high level of numeracy.
You will be a team player with excellent client care and communication skills across all levels.



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