Private Client Solicitor
Would you like to head up a department, in a new state of the art office, with a fast track course to Partnership? This a unique opportunity with excellent options for career progression. The firm is looking to bring the same success it has had in London to the Surrey market. You would be responsible for the new-found growth of this department (although there Is a sizable amount of work to go into on day one), with the aim of offering full services to both Businesses and Individuals further down the line. If you are an associate looking for freedom to build a client base and looking for the next step in your career this is a great opportunity for you.
Having been established for over 100 years, this firm has recently moved to a picturesque office overlooking the River Thames with first-class views. They have got several offices throughout London and in Surrey, and despite their heritage, they are a modern practice they have kept ahead of the curve with technology and infrastructure. The firm is highly profitable and well managed, they now stand at over 100 staff and are ranked in the Legal 500. They have a dynamic, forward-thinking and progressive culture where the workforce is invested in and treated well. Subsequently, they have an excellent staff retention rate.
They have a reputation of being a very credible and delivering the highest quality of legal services.
The firm is seeking to hire a Private Client Solicitor (4+ years PQE) into their Surrey office. This is a brand-new office with state of the art facilities and the successful candidate will be responsible for heading up its development.
This is an exciting opportunity, this is a new office for the firm. Although initially you would work in this office with highly experienced support staff, taking over a caseload from a fee earner that is due to retire. The firm have already signed further office space and have plans to make this a multi-service office.
The firm have already got exceptional relationships locally and you will have a platform to progress, including Partnership. You will be at the forefront of this exciting venture, other Senior Solicitors within the firm regularly visit this office as they have an established client base. You will have good support and a high level of autonomy to make this role your own.
You will deal with a varied caseload making for a much more interesting role than that available at similar sized firms; with work including Wills, Estates, Probates, Trusts, Lasting powers of attorney and Court of protection work.
This role comes with excellent prospects for progression due to the plans for growth.
- You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 4+ years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
- Experience of business development will be to advantage
- Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail are essential
- You should work within a team
- You will deal with an excellent quality of work
- Salary is above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an exceptional bonus structure and benefits package
This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join this flourishing, modern firm in Surrey.
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