Private Client Solicitor

Location
England, Surrey, Guildford
Salary
£42000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
BBBH16710
Contact
Joe Bryant
Practice area
Private client
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you a looking for a first-class, tier department with lots of scope for progression? Based in the heart of Guildford, this Top 200, tier practice has experienced excellent growth in recent years with a substantial international client base.


The Firm


They are a well-known, prestigious name within the industry; this is attested by the fact they have been established over 150 years. Many lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. The firm has just the one City office, and currently, has a headcount of over 100 lawyers. They very much have a feel of a top west end practice; they have a very impressive client base and are particularly well-known representing an ever-increasing number of ultra HNW nationally and internationally. They work with SME right up to well-known house hold brands.

The firm has a friendly, professional and very dynamic culture. They give their staff lots of autonomy and offer more flexibility than most other firms. The department works closely with the non-contentious Private Client department; they deal with often very large and complex estates for HNW individuals. The work flow is varied which makes for an interesting role. You will deal with; Disputes, involving wills, trusts, and estates. Acting for individuals, beneficiaries, executors, trustees and charities in resolving such disputes or either defending or bringing an action.


The Role


This is a standout opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor with a firm based in Guildford.


They have recently had a noteworthy case involving beneficiaries in a multi-trust case involving executors' conflict of interest - they acted for the children of a deceased high net worth individual in-connection with various disagreements over the administration of their father's affairs. It is this quality of work that appeals to potential candidates looking for a role within a department with a high level of expertise.

You will be a Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitor with at least two years PQE. There is no upper limit on the amount of experienced and I would urge even the most of experienced candidates to apply. Ideally, you will be running a caseload of at least 70% contentious matters, although if it is less than this but have a real passion for this area and feel you have the required experience than please do apply. Your background may from be a Private Client or Litigation background. With the department growth, the role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

Salary is above market rate and dependent on your level of experience, plus an attractive benefits package.


This is a rare opportunity for a Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitor to join one of the most highly regarded departments in Guildford.

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


The Requirements

  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 3 years' PQE
  • You will have a pragmatic approach to your work
  • Your salary will be competitive and based on your level of experience


This is a Private Client Solicitor with at least 3 years' experience based in Guildford.


Apply now for immediate consideration or call me for a confidential conversation.

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