Private Client Senior Associate

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Generous DOE
Closing date
2 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Private client
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Private Client Solicitor -Leeds

An established and highly regarded Leeds based firm are looking for an experienced Solicitor with 6-7 years PQE to join their successful Private Client team.

The successful candidate will manage a varied caseload of Private Client work including Wills, Trusts, Inheritance tax planning, Succession Planning for business owners and high net worth clients, Lasting power of Attorneys and the Administration of Estates.

This role will also work with a substantial client base including business owners, high net worth individuals, clients with cross border issues and high value estates.

This role is of a senior level, and as such you would also be involved in firm-wide projects and take an active role in team supervision and learning & development.

Experience required
  • Technically excellent
  • Experience of High Net Worth Private Clients is essential
  • STEP qualification would be an advantage
  • A corporate background or substantial corporate experience would be an advantage but is not essential
  • 6-7 years' + PQE in a highly regarded Private Client team
  • Experience of supervising more junior colleagues is essential as well as being able to demonstrate sharing responsibility for directing their learning.
  • Excellent business development and networking skills
  • Superior client management and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to handle a wide range of private client matters largely without supervision.

Competitive salary upwards of £40,000 which will be negotiable DOE with bonus potential and generous staff benefits
Clear progression route established within the Firm, along with guidance and a supportive work environment.

For more information contact Nicola Mackenzie 0113 467 7571


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.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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