PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
JB01554801
Contact
Jonathan Barber
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Lexcel accredited North London practice now seeks a Private Client Solicitor.

The Firm
Our client is an innovative and highly successful law firm in North London, with a strong team of Partners, Solicitors and support staff. The capacity of our client is unquestioned – this outfit is widely viewed as a leader in numerous departments, and has been recognised nationally for its excellence through several accreditations. The strength and depth of training, professional development, a good work-life balance, and on-going support are key factors behind the high retention rate of talent at this practice, with a number of market leading individuals throughout the departments and the creation of a reputation befitting of a law firm of this stature. They are now seeking a forward-thinking Private Client Solicitor on a full/part-time basis.

The Role
We are now seeking a Private Client Solicitor to join a well-accredited team of Private Client lawyers in North London. Applications are encouraged from qualified Solicitors or Legal Executives with 1-3 years PQE who have previous experience representing high net worth individuals and providing detailed and top class client care. Caseload will include: Will drafting; Estate administration; tax planning; advising on wills and inheritance tax issues; trusts; wealth structuring; elderly client matters; deputyship and; charity tax. Additionally, candidates with a background in Islamic Planning, STEP qualification or working towards attaining one is highly desirable to the role.

The successful Private Client Solicitor will be a team player who is willing to participate in business development initiatives, working with other professionals and experienced staff. Obtaining/willing to study the ATT or CTA would be advantageous, alongside excellent IT skills. The firm offers in return, a competitive salary, a good work-life balance and other enticing benefits.

The Candidate
Ideally, suited to a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with 1-3 years PQE.
Strong background in a Private Client department is essential.
STEP qualification or candidates working towards attaining one is highly desirable.
Additional experience in Islamic Wills would be beneficial.
Handle a diverse caseload to meet key deadlines and under minimum supervision.
Work well within a team and on own initiative.
Possess excellent client care and communication skills, both verbal and written
Be IT literate.

PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

For further details of this Private Client vacancy, please contact Jonathan quoting reference JB01554801.

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