Head of Private Wealth

Realm Recruit
£50,000 - £60,000
Closing date
30 Apr 2021

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Practice area
Private client
7 years+
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A dynamic, multi-service law firm in South Manchester is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join them as their Head of Private Wealth.

In this role, you’ll work side-by-side the Head of Private Client and support them in managing the team. At the same, time, you’ll handle a mixed bag of interesting private client work, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

You will be able to work flexibly, will enjoy a healthy work-life balance and will benefit from the firm’s relaxed and down-to-earth working culture. There are also genuine progression prospects on offer. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a private client solicitor to take the next step, mentor junior colleagues and play an integral role in a growing and successful team. 

Head of Private Wealth - South Manchester   The company & role  

    A forward-thinking and ambitious firm, originally set up 10 years ago by partners who previously worked together at a leading, national law firm  

    You will handle a diverse caseload of wills, trusts, LPAs, succession/asset protection and tax planning, and estate administration   

    Working closely with a well renowned and technically strong Head of Department, you’ll support them with managerial responsibilities and will supervise the team in their absence  

    You will also be involved in business development, attending client meetings and representing the firm  

    The firm have a close-knit team and high levels of staff retention, as they support their employees to develop their careers 

    The firm is based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns, with offices are close to local transport links

    You will split your time between working at home and in the office  

    Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Sale, Hale, Timperley and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

    Very competitive salary dependent on experience  


    Flexible working (home working)  

    Ongoing training and support  

    Transparent career path  

    Generous holiday allowance 

    Healthcare cash plan 

The ideal candidate  

    A confident and driven Private Client Solicitor with 8+ years PQE  

    Will have experience of dealing with a broad range of private client work  

    Will have experience of supervising or mentoring junior colleagues  

    Will be STEP qualified  

    Will be personable, with excellent client care skills  

    Someone with an empathetic, calm and caring nature   

How to apply for this Head of Private Wealth 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.reid@realmrecruit.com.   

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. 



At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email info@realmrecruit.com.

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