Are you a senior Private Client Solicitor looking to join an entrepreneurial heavyweight legal services company? This practice punch at the same weight as top 200 firms and are looking to expand their private client offering based in Godalming, Surrey.
The unique set up of this company means that they operate separately from their London based counterparts but also share a lot of pooled resources, meaning they are very well set up to handle anything that comes in. This company punch at city level quality of work but they offer their lawyers and approach to work-life balance that few practices can offer at this level. Partners have come from Top 50 practices to work for this firm demonstrating the positive culture and quality level of work they can offer. The company have a clear set of objectives, which solely focuses around the client. They are setting their sights on being the law firm of choice for all Senior Lawyers and are becoming recognised for this refreshing approach.
This company boasts a very family friendly culture. Partners are very accessible for advice, training and general supervision across the board. Culture fit is a key assessment for this firm and they attract motivated, approachable lawyers who stay for the long term. They have been in operation for just over 5 years giving you an established platform, but also a sense of freshness which provides you freedom to run your own practice and build your own client base.
In this role you will be working on a mixed private client caseload including wills, trusts, probate, administration of estates, court of protection work and much more. You will be the senior figure in the private client team and will be given the freedom on how to develop the practice further. In this role you will be instrumental in the departments plans of development for the next 5-10 years.
This firm benefits heavily from internal cross-referral from their affiliated companies giving you a consistent stream of work although a interest in business development and networking in highly advantageous for this position. The practice will encourage you to network and build your own practice.
- You will be a Private Client Solicitor and you will be 8+ years PQE (although more exceptional junior candidates will be considered)
- You will be able to run a private client caseload without supervision
- You will have an eye for detail, and an enthusiasm for department development
What's on offer?
- An above market rate salary dependant on experience
- A bonus scheme tailored to your motivations
- A high-quality level of work and a very collaborate working environment
This is a exceptional opportunity for a senior private client solicitor to develop a growing practice with significant financial investment based in Godalming, Surrey.