Private Client Counsel / Legal Director

England, London, City of London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
29 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Sarah Beard
Practice area
Private client
Full time
Contract type

Legal Director / Counsel required for a role with a highly respected, Legal 500 ranked Private Client practice.

You will ideally have a practice that is already establishing itself, with growing contacts as well as drive and ambition are imperative to this opportunity. You will have a solid background in a reputable firm and now ready to take that next step up from Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate level.

The Firm

This firm was one of the very first Practices to break down International boundaries and dedicate itself to protecting the philanthropic interests of a Multi-National client base. Large global corporations, the World's wealthiest 1%, Aristocracy, a plethora of UHNW connections, create an unparalleled network of wealth across its 18 International offices.

Acclaimed and adorated across multiple areas of law, their reputation is unrivalled for protecting the interests of their client. The Partnership combines the strengths of over 30+ ranked Lawyers, and many are the leading individuals in their practice areas.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor with a growing network and practice looking for that all important promotion.

The core profile of the firm's clients 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.

They also act for business executives, entrepreneurs who have generated their own wealth, and families whose assets have accumulated over the generations.

There is a substantial offshore, foreign and international aspects to their practice and you would be expected to be familiar with high profile, demanding clientele.


  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with 5-8 years PQE.
  • A strong educational background is essential
  • You will have high levels of experience of dealing with private client, wealth structuring and tax
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Able to mentor junior members of the department and act as a role model
  • A keen ability in business development
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on experience

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