Private Client Solicitor

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Lancashire, Preston
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

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Are you an ambitious Private Client Solicitor looking for an opportunity to springboard your career and gain exposure to complex, high value work?

This role will see you working side on side with a respected Partner, giving you exposure to interesting, HNW work that will put you years ahead of your PQE. You will take on a senior role and be supported to develop your technical and leadership skills en route to Partnership.

The Firm:

This is a highly regarded firm with multiple offices throughout the North West. They have developed an outstanding reputation for their level of client service, which has seen them achieve numerous industry awards. This reputation ensures a steady stream of work, contributing to significant growth in recent years.

You will find a quality of work unheard of at a firm this size, with clients ranging from HNW individuals to national corporations, making for an interesting caseload. They have an established reputation across several practice areas including, Property, Private Client, Employment, and Corporate.

The firm is modern and forward-thinking and continually invest in technology to ensure they remain ahead of the curve. This has enabled them to streamline their processes, making you more efficient whilst increasing client service levels and satisfaction.

You will find a flexible working culture that actively promotes work/life balance. The Partners are open to various working arrangements, including home working and flexible hours. This flexible approach has given them an unrivalled retention rate and they are always gauging employee satisfaction to ensure their team are happy and motivated.

The Role:

This well-established firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor to join their growing Private Client department in Preston.

You will be apart of a close-knit, highly successful Private Client team that has grown consistently in recent years and has picked up numerous awards and accolades along the way. You will be supported by respected Partners to develop your technical ability, giving you an exceptional platform to progress and grow.

The team handle a diverse range of Private Client matters, including but not limited to, wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, and IHT planning. You will gain exposure to high value, complex matters that will make for an exciting and varied role that will put you years ahead of your PQE.

You will also have a senior role in the team and mentor and oversee a junior Solicitor. This will give you the tools you need to develop your leadership skills and act as a stepping stone for progression.


  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of experience)
  • You will have a strong background in wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, and IHT planning
  • Experience of dealing with high-net-worth clients and providing an exceptional client service
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients
  • You will be commercially minded and will enjoy business development and marketing

This is a standout opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a well-established, growing law firm in their Preston office. You will be supported to develop your skills and progress your career, with a clear route to Partnership in the short term for ambitious individuals looking to accelerate their career.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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