Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£25000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2020
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I am currently representing a fantastic Firm in the Derbyshire region who are looking for experienced Private Client/ Solicitors/ Fee Earners or Legal Executives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Delivering outstanding customer service always
• Working with the rest of the business to deliver its core purpose and cultural values
• Handling your own caseload
• Draft wills, trusts and lasting powers of attorney and any other ancillary work and ensure all documents are executed correctly in line with company timeframes
• Arranging meetings with all parties involved in the ownership of the business
• Using online tools such as Companies House, where necessary
• Working with financial advisors, accountants, and business advisors
• You will be responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with business connections
• Referring clients for any financial services or any other services required which are out of the scope of the role of an advisor in legal practice, where appropriate
• Arranging and holding client meetings with another professional such as financial advisor or accountant
• Deliver presentations on your area of expertise
• Full diary management to ensure sufficient availability to accommodate client meetings
• Keep up to date business books and billing and banking statistics.
• To work with the internal Accounts department to ensure all client and office monies are correctly banked in line with the Solicitors Accounts Rules and company policies.
• To mentor new advisors who join the team when asked to do so by your manager
• Any other duties consistent with the general scope of the job

Key Competencies & Experience

• Qualified Solicitor in Private Client law OR 1-2 years' experience handling your own case load in Private Client law
• Experience in handling or handling business to business relationships is desirable
• Ability and willingness to learn and develop in a fast-paced environment is essential
• Commitment/dedication -committed to delivering an elite service to business owners
• Ability to summarise legal and commercial issues succinctly and provide practical and confident advice and recommendations • High energy and enthusiasm with a professional attitude.

If you would like further information, contact Millie Ebbrell @ Douglas Scott Recruitment

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Contact Us
  • Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
  • No1 Spinningfields
  • Manchester
  • M3 3EB
  • GB
  • 0161 233 6360
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