Private Client Solicitor - 10yrs PQE+ - Legal 500 - West End - London
Private Client Solicitor - 10yrs PQE+ - Legal 500 - West End - London - Part time
This established Legal 500 law firm in the West End are now seeking to recruit a Private Client Solicitor to join the Private Client Department, working closely with various partners within the department. This leading established firm has an excellent reputation in many other areas of law (rated in both Chambers and Legal 500), including trust litigation.
You will also be expected to advise on and prepare Wills (and related testamentary documents) and all forms of trust documentation. As part of this you will need to advise on inheritance tax and capital gains tax issues (including potential mitigation strategies) and on trust law aspects of the work. You must therefore have a detailed and working knowledge of Capital Taxes (IHT/CGT/SDLT), a good knowledge of tax, trust and private client law generally and a strong background in Private Client work.
Ideally you will also have passed relevant STEP/CTA exams.
The Client Base
Whilst there is no such thing as a typical client, the core profile of clients who are looked after by the firm 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.
My client act for business executives, entrepreneurs who have generated their own wealth, and families whose assets have accumulated over the generations.
Excellent salary and benefits package on offer. Candidates will have around 10yrs pqe experience and this role will be working 3 or 4 days a week. Would suit any partners that want to work part time etc.
Please apply asap to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3 4882552 for more information.