Private Client Solicitor (3-7 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
15 Mar 2021

Job Details

A top 200 commercial law firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor to join their highly regarded team in Manchester city centre.   

In this role, you’ll handle a varied caseload of high-calibre private client work, including wills and probate, tax planning and Court of Protection matters. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very well-regarded firm that nurtures the talent of its lawyers and boasts a friendly and supportive working environment

Private Client Solicitor - Manchester   The company & role 

    A leading Manchester firm with a Legal 500 private client department

    You will join a team that handles all aspects of private client work, mainly on behalf of high-net-worth individuals, including inheritance tax planning and wills, Court of Protection, powers of attorney, probate, planning for family businesses and tax investigations 

    The firm has a down-to-earth, social dynamic and a great team mentality 

    Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington and Lancashire 

Added extras and benefits 

    Competitive salary 
    Exceptional culture and emphasis placed on employee wellbeing 

    Some flexibility with working hours 

    Generous holiday allowance, plus the option to purchase extra days 

    Death in service 

    Staff referral scheme 

    Interest free travel pass loan 

    An active social calendar of team parties and events along with charity fundraisers 

    Career development loan 

The ideal candidate 

    A technically strong Private Client Solicitor with at least 3-7 years’ PQE 

    Will be STEP qualified or a lawyer working towards STEP qualification 

    Will be used to handling their own mixed caseload of high-net-worth private client work 

    A personable and articulate communicator with excellent client care skills 

How to apply for this Private Client Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email  

Kelly is a principal consultant here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 


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