Head of Private Client

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Commission Structure
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
BBBH12632
Contact
James Anscomb
Practice area
Private client
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This Legal 500 firm are award winning and have one of the nicest office cultures I have ever come across compared to that of most practices of their size; they have a much more relaxed collaborative, and forward-thinking culture. There is a nice social aspect to working at the firm.

Staff value more in the way of work-life balance and flexibility. They invest heavily in their workforce and are very progressive, their learning and development programme is widely respected in the legal sector and has been recognised by several industry awards. They are a cohesive, inclusive, and entrepreneurial organisation. You will find Partners are accessible and there is a completely open-door policy. They have a growing number of home-grown Partners that started at the firm as trainee's, it is this level of investment that I feel makes this a special practice.

The now have several offices nationally with ambitious plans to continue to grow. The firm has a strong reputation across several industry sectors, clients range from private individuals and owner-managed businesses to professional partnerships, banks and HNW individuals.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Head of Private Client into their growing and long-established City of London office.

You will lead the private client department and will be at the forefront of this leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.

You will work as part of a legal 500 team. The team is busy and has had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join.

You will deal with a high-quality caseload which will include HNW individuals sometimes with overseas assets. The caseload will include; Wills, probates, estates, trusts, tax advice and some court of protection matters.

Requirements

  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE and I would urge even the most experienced of candidates to apply)
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Experience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to progress with an excellent Legal 500 firm firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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