Solicitor – Private Client

Location
Chorley
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
28 Aug 2018
Closes
25 Sep 2018
Ref
SH02914761
Contact
Sam Haigh
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Private Client Solicitor sought on a permanent basis to play a key role in the continued growth of a multi-office practice in Lancashire.

Experiencing an increased demand for private client services, our client is now seeking an experienced Private Client Solicitor who will utilise their skills and expertise in all aspects of private client to manage a varied caseload.It is essential that the successful candidate ensures high levels of client care and service at all times.

Responsibilities
  • Advising on and drafting wills 
  • Inheritance tax planning 
  • Preparing LPAs
  • Deputyship applications 
  • Probate matters and administration of estates 
  • Establishing, administering and winding-up trusts 
  • Providing assistance with supervisory aspects of junior fee earners 
  • Manages all financial aspects of files including billing and time recording 
  • Participation in business development and networking initiatives to forge long-lasting client relationships 
  • Undertakes any additional duties as required 
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors with a minimum of 7 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient with solid experience in all aspects of wills, probate and trusts
  • Has previous supervisory experience
  • STEP qualification will be essential
  • Possess excellent communication skills and a client-focused approach 
  • IT literate with experience using case management systems 
  • A team player with a passion networking and business development 
The Firm
Our client is a multi-office law firm with strong roots and excellent reputation for delivering high quality legal services to individual and businesses both locally and further afield. Recognising that their employees are their greatest asset, they aim to attract and retain the best talent, offering a dynamic and supportive working environment and job satisfaction. This commitment has resulted in high levels of staff retention and a team of experts who are high skilled and dedicated to excellent client care. Actively involved in the communities in which they are based, they support local events and build long-lasting relationships which in turn has developed into a loyal client base.

Solicitor – Private Client

For further details of this Private Client Solicitor vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH02914761.



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