Private Client Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£28000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
KS51107
Contact
Kay Singh
Practice area
Private client
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Private Client Solicitor - Leeds

My client, a West Yorkshire top 100 law firm, has a fantastic opportunity to join a busy private client team based in Leeds. The successful candidate will deal with a wide variety of legal advice to a variety of clients including Wills, Probate, Trusts and Court of protection. This firm are offering a very attractive salary and benefits package.

This role is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and competent individual wanting to take the next step due to the offering and potential long-term career plans available. This firm are well known in the area for delivering a high-quality service to their clients and pride themselves on exceeding expectations.

This role will suit an experienced private client Solicitor/executive, to join this growing department. An enthusiasm and aptitude for business development is vital. The ideal candidate will be responsible for their own caseload and own fee targets and can mentor and work in a team.

Possessing the STEP qualification & membership of Solicitors for Elderly is an advantage but not essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

* Excellent client relationship skills
* Business Development Experience
* Ability to business develop and network
* Excellent IT skills
* Time and matter management skills
* Excellent interpersonal and team skills, including an ability to work with others
* Ability to adopt a commercial as well as legal approach to client issue
* Access to own transport to enable home visits

The successful candidate will be a minimum of 4 years PQE and will have worked in a similar position handling a varied caseload of private client matters from instruction to completion.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career minded and motivated individual who is ready to take on a new challenge and rise to the top. This role offers a very competitive salary and benefits package and will be based in central Leeds.

If you have the necessary experience to be considered for this role, please forward me your CV today for immediate consideration.

Please contact Kay Singh, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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