Fee Earner – Private Client

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: Attractive Benefits Career Progression Training
Closing date
25 Jun 2021

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Legal 500 practice in Hertfordshire seeks a fee earner with private client expertise on a permanent basis.

Joining a specialist private client team in the firms Hertford office, the successful fee earner will provide high quality advice on a broad range of wills, trust and probate matters with minimal supervision. Able to manage a full caseload, you will maintain the departments high standards of client care and service and play a key role in the continued success of the practice. There will be some requirement to travel to the practices other offices so access to your own vehicle is required.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Taking client instructions
  • Conducting home and care visits
  • Estate administration
  • Intestacies
  • Probate matters
  • Drafting basic and complex wills
  • LPAs and POAs
  • Court of Protection matters
  • Setting up and administering trusts
  • Participation in business development

The Candidate

  • Solicitors, chartered legal executives or GCILEx with 1-3 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in private client
  • Possesses a good understanding of intestacies rules
  • Ideally, be a full member of STEP or working towards qualification
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Has a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle
  • A team player with an aptitude for business development and networking
The Firm
Our client is long-established in the area with four offices in the region and is committed to supporting the local community. A highly ranked firm with multiple accreditations and panel memberships, this is a full-service legal practice with specialists in various private and commercial disciplines. Lexcel accredited, it promotes a great working environment encouraging career development and ongoing training for all staff. Owing to sustained success, this firm requires a fee earner on a permanent basis.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Continued training and development
  • Friendly, supportive working environment

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

Fee Earner – Private Client

For further details of this Private Client Fee Earner vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201336 quoting reference JJ32932.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Address: Please see our website for details


Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Find Us
01954 208 070
1 Carisbrooke Court
Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ

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