Our award-winning client is looking for a Senior Private Client Solicitor to join their highly respected team in Leeds. If you're looking for a firm that can offer you a clear progression route and a friendly working environment then read on…
This firm is a highly successful practice and is a key player in the Yorkshire market, with a national and international reputation. The firm places real importance on providing a partner-led service with a hands-on approach and is renowned for being forward-thinking and commercially savvy. They pride themselves on having an innovative approach and commit to investing time and resources into building relationships with clients to understand their goals and achieve them. They also place great store in management and as well as fee earning that will form an important part of this role.
The work itself is varied and includes a caseload of private client matters including wills, trusts, succession planning and the administration of estates for an extensive client base from business owners and high net worth individuals to clients with cross border issues and high value estates.
As this is a more senior role you will also be involved in projects for the wider firm and have additional duties on top of the usual day to day role including business development, team management, learning & development and marketing. Unusually this firm actually value such activities and make allowance for non-chargeable work and responsibilities within individual targets.
Our client is ideally looking for someone who has a minimum of 7 years' PQE and STEP qualification would also be an advantage. You should have strong technical skills and it is essential that you have experience dealing with high-net-worth clients.
They also require someone who has experience of managing a team or supervising junior colleagues within a commercial setting, and who is interested and happy to be involved in business development and networking. It would suit someone who is commercially minded with the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients and internal colleagues. If you are at Partner level don't let this put you off applying, however at this level you would need to bring something a little extra, this could be a contact base that differs from those of the firm already or a niche area of expertise that can be added to their department.
So, if you are a Private Client Lawyer who wants to be within a firm where individuals are valued, where there is exceptional work and where the training and development are not only first rate but are also geared individually towards you then this is an excellent opportunity
Get in touch with Rachael Mann to hear more about this Private Client role in Leeds on 0113 467 7111.