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Experienced Private Client Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive

Devon & Somerset Law Society
Sidmouth, Devon
Competitive salary based on experience.
Closing date
25 Feb 2021

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Practice area
Private client
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Experienced Private Client Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive
Sidmouth Office

Well qualified and experienced practitioner is required to join the Firm’s well-established private client department.

  • At least 5 years relevant PQE and a solid private client background (STEP membership preferred but not essential)
  • The existing case load is varied and includes estate planning (including Inheritance tax mitigation, wills, trusts, powers of attorney), estate administration, trust creation and administration, administration of financial affairs under Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputy orders
  • The role includes supervision, mentoring and leading a small team
  • A proactive approach to business development, with the opportunity to work with the partners in developing and marketing the services offered by the practice
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills are essential
  • Proficient IT skills essential and experience of practice management and accounts/ tax management systems preferred
  • A full-time post is envisaged but a part time position may be available for the right candidate

Gilbert Stephens LLP offers a full range of legal services to both individuals and businesses from six offices in Exeter and East, West and Mid Devon. Our Private Client team of specialist practitioners includes full and affiliate members of STEP and members of the Law Society’s Probate Section, Solicitors for the Elderly and the Agricultural Law Association. We combine the traditional values of a long-established firm with a modern client focussed service. Our lawyers work closely with a team of Independent Financial Advisors from Gilbert Stephens Financial Services Ltd. Further details can be found at

Applications with CV to:-

Sarah Judd, Practice & HR Manager

Gilbert Stephens LLP Solicitors
15-17 Southernhay East


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