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Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Newcastle upon Tyne
£34000 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
16 May 2021

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An outstanding Private Client opportunity with one of the North East's leading law firms. Established, highly regarded, the Private Client department is stand out in its own right but also benefits from the firms business relationships and reputation across many commerce and industry sectors.

Due to expansion one of Newcastle's leading law firms is looking to hire an ambitious and driven Private Client Solicitor to help deliver their high quality service across their Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates disciplines. Applications are invited from motivated Private Client Solicitors driven to seek out higher quality work and build out their skill set by gaining exposure to more complex trusts and estates work. The ideal candidates will possess upwards of 3 years PQE gained in a good high street or regional private practice environment. Salary is upwards of £34,000 with benefits and full training and support provided by experienced, highly regarded Seniors and Partners.

The successful Private Client Solicitor will join a friendly and supportive team delivering a high quality legal service to a varied client base that will include private individuals, land owners, entrepreneurs and HNW individuals, farmers and non-domiciles. Day to day duties will vary and include taking client meetings, providing up to date and effective wealth preservation advice and succession planning, the drafting of wills and trusts, and the administration of probate. Full training and professional development will be delivered to enable the successful candidate to rapidly build out their careers.

Applications are invited from ambitious and driven Private Client Solicitors who are looking to take the next step and who are hungry for the knowledge and expertise required to reach the top level. The successful candidate will have acquired upwards of 3 years Private Client experience gained in a leading high street or regional and have already started to establish a good reputation for the advice and service they deliver. Good academics will underpin string communication skills and a can do attitude.

A fantastic Newcastle based Private Client role with salary upwards of £34,000.

Contact Jonathan Nolan 0113 4677571 for a confidential conversation or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration.


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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