Lawyer - Private Client

13 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Ricardo Dacosta
Full time
Contract type
Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solicitor or Legal Executive to join an established Legal 500 firm in Somerset.

The Firm
Our Client is a dynamic and busy firm expanding in and around Somerset. This very successful Legal 500 firm has a renowned private client department located across several offices in the West Country. They make a point of recruiting lawyers who are determined, ambitious and have something a little bit extra to offer; as a result, the current private client team is composed of all ages and qualifications with a broad spread of experience plus a number of specialists within the field.  As a result, this department can – and does- handle every aspect of private client work, no matter how unusual.

The Role
The ideal candidate will have experience in a busy Private Client fee earning role with an ability to independently as required to get the job done. Applications are encouraged from both Solicitor and Legal Executives with at least 3 Years’ PQE. In addition, knowledge of contentious probate; elderly client and solicitors for the elderly will be most desirable as would ACTAPS. Our client has mentioned that applicants who have practice of participating in the development of a department and using marketing and networking to achieve this are also desirable, but not essential. It is vital that the applicant holds a full driving licence.

The Candidate
  • At least 3 Years’ PQE and experience from a reputable firm
  • Proven ability to work under their own initiative and develop the business through wider networking and relationship building with new and existing clients
  • Demonstrating excellent communication, networking and client facing skills alongside an enviable experience of dealing with both day to day and complex cases is a vital skill to bring to the team
  • ACTAPS membership would be advantageous
  • You will be self-supportive, undertaking most of your own administration
  • It is essential that the applicant holds a full driving licence

Lawyer - Private Client 

For further details of this Private Client Lawyer vacancy, please contact Ricardo quoting reference RD01298641.

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