Private Client Solicitor

England, Essex, Colchester
£48000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
09 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Private client
Full time
Contract type

Are you looking for an opportunity to progress with a growing, ambitious and entrepreneurial Top 100 firm that can offer great prospects and a highly lucrative bonus structure? This is a really exciting to be part of a new office opening in Colchester, Essex.

You will lead a team for a Top 100 firm, this role would offer an exceptional opportunity for a mid-level Private Client Solicitor looking for a springboard for career progression, this role would suit an ambitious candidate who is looking to manage and grow a team and would ultimately lead to Partnership, if not at the right level initially.

We feel that this Top 100 practices are one of the most entrepreneurial, dynamic and diverse firms Nationally. They stand themselves culturally apart from any other firm, what they have achieved in the last five years of has set a new precedent in the legal industry.

The firm

This firm is a stand-out Top 100 practice. They have over 500 staff across a large network of offices, now spanning over 15 sites; they are a practice that heavily invests into their workforce, from sending aspiring Partners on leadership courses designed by some of the Countries well-known entrepreneurs and business leaders, to being one of the largest providers of training contracts. There are no glass ceilings with many of the firm's partners have been home-grown. If you are striving for progression, they can provide a springboard. They offer all fee earners a very lucrative bonus structure, allowing you the ability to significantly increase your earnings. They are a dynamic, forward-thinking and commercially minded firm, with a unique, friendly culture.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a Private Client Solicitor into their brand new Colchester, Essex office.

The Private Client department is one of the fastest growing across the firm; you will deal with a varied caseload; Wills and Assets, Probates, Estate Planning, and Trusts. You will have lots of autonomy to make the role your own, and the ability to get involved in the regular business development. You will join a team of 20 private client lawyers firm wide, but a smaller team working out of this office. The team culture is friendly, supportive and professional.

You will find a friendly, cohesive, and supportive team environment.

This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.


  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least four years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and I would urge even the most experienced of candidates to apply)
  • Have a strong billings history
  • Can lead and motivate a team, with a positive outlook
  • Be ambitious and dynamic
  • You will receive a basic salary that is above market rate, plus a bonus structure of up to 20% of all billings.
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a top 100 firm based in their exciting new office opening in Colchester, Essex.

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