Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£34000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
16 May 2021

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Private Client Solicitor

Due to expansion a leading Durham area law firm is looking to hire an ambitious, service driven Private Client Solicitor to help build out the high quality service they are delivering across Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates disciplines. Applications are encouraged from Private Client Solicitors who are looking to take a secure next step in their careers and join a strong team that will provide the support and resources needed to realise their full potential. The ideal candidates will possess upwards of 4 years PQE gained in a North Yorkshire or Teesside law firm, be positively charged and demonstrate a growth mind set. Salary is upwards of £34,000 and negotiable dependent on experience.

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. The day to day will vary and include client meetings, the drafting of wills and trusts, and the administration of probate. Moving forward Private Client Solicitors can expect full training and development to enable them to acquire all the skills necessary to tackle complex matters and utilise all the inheritance tax reliefs available when delivering the highest quality wealth preservation advice and helping protect vulnerable beneficiaries. Naturally, some element of business development will form part of the role, driving referrals and repeat business into the department.

Applications are invited from ambitious Private Client Solicitors with a growth mind set who are looking to take the next step and progress their careers in a friendly and supportive law firm who have established themselves as a leader in their field of expertise. The successful candidate will have acquired upwards of 4 years Private Client experience gained in a leading high street or regional, and have already established a good reputation for the advice and service they deliver. Good academics will underpin strong communication skills and a can do attitude.

A fantastic Durham area Private Client role with salary upwards of £34,000 and negotiable dependent on experience.

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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