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Private Client Lawyer

Grist Legal Recruitment
£41k - 60k per year
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Practice area
Private client
3 years
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Private Client Lawyer A leading law firm have a requirement for a Private Client Lawyer to join their Private Client Team in Bristol. The Firm A leading firm providing legal services to businesses and individuals nationwide who believe in providing a service that is accessible and approachable with the ability to deliver a consistent and high-quality service has allowed firm to develop strong relationships with a number of business partners such as insurers, banks and membership organisations. They are a responsible business with clear core values of communication, commitment, innovation and accessibility. The Role This Private client Lawyer role is an opportunity for a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive in the Private Client department on a full-time basis. Duties/Responsibilities: Advising clients on all aspects of Private Client matters including, but not limited to: ·Wills including providing appropriate tax and estate planning advice; ·Administering estates including taxable and non-taxable estates and applying appropriate tax reliefs and providing advice regarding post-death planning; ·The creation and registration (where appropriate) of different Powers of Attorney; ·Deputyships, the Court of Protection including applications for appointment and Deputyship accounts; ·The creation and administration of lifetime trusts including Compensation Protection Trusts. Skills/Competencies required: ·Extensive tax and trusts knowledge and expertise; ·Extensive non-contentious Private Client knowledge; ·Excellent organisational skills; ·Excellent communication skills; ·A proactive approach to your work and a willingness and ability to use your own initiative; ·Ability to work to deadlines; ·Ability to remain calm under pressure; ·Ambitious and keen to take on new challenges and projects if required. The Candidate The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive who is personable, self-motivated, adaptable and have experience of all aspects of non-contentious Private Client work. Essential experience: ·Up to date knowledge of Court processes for obtaining a variety of Deputyship Orders and familiarity with the Mental Capacity Act 2005; Desirable: ·Experience in dealing with contentious probate matters, at least at the early stages; ·Experience in dealing with contentious Court of Protection matters; ·Up to date welfare benefits knowledge. Salary dependent upon experience.


Grist Legal Recruitment was established in 2002. Our legal recruitment consultancy specialises in the placement of Partners, Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Secretaries and support staff.This focus on legal recruitment, together with a comprehensive offering in the selection, recruitment and development processes enables us to provide a high-quality service to client and candidate alike


Contact Us
  • Enterprise House
  • Ocean Village Marina
  • Southampton
  • SO14 3XB
  • GB
  • 023 8086 6066
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