Private Client Senior Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
09 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH14009
Contact
Joseph Kersey
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.

The firm

This Legal 500 ranked firm have recently merged with another practice. They are a modern firm with traditional values, there is a family feel which runs throughout the firm and having visited them many times myself, there is always a warmness felt with no matter who you speak to, junior or senior.

The firm has two offices, one in Leeds and one in Manchester There is a nice social aspects to working at the firm, with their being regular events for staff and their families.

The firm has been established 15+ years and have grown year on year and now have a head count of over 50 members of staff. The company has attracted many lawyers out of the city who are looking to deal still with a high quality of work but want better work-life balance, progression, and prospects.

You will find that they punch above their weight regarding quality of work. The firm is dynamic, innovative, and quick to adapt to changing market trends. The team has a friendly, supportive, and progressive culture which has allowed them to have a staff retention rate of 95% in recent years.

The role

This legal 500 firm are seeking to hire a Private Client Solicitor with 4 + years PQE for their flourishing Leeds office.

The private client department deals with an excellent quality of work, quite often for HNW individuals with sometimes more complex matters that involve overseas assets.

You will work with a close-knit team, the team are friendly, supportive and professional. You will be the most senior fee earner in the private client department, they are currently busy. You will have the autonomy to make the role your own, but equally will have good support from the other Partners within the firm.

The caseload will include, but not be limited to; Wills, probates, estates, trusts, tax advice and some court of protection matters.

Requirements

  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 4 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • 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 a stand-out opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor with 4+ to join this legal 500 ranked firm, based in their Leeds office.

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