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Private Client Solicitor

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7 Jul 2021

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A market-leading national law firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor to join them at their office in Sheffield.  

As part of the firm’s Legal-500 recognised Private Wealth Team, you’ll have the opportunity to work within the existing Estate Planning team to advise a multitude of clients, including high net worth individuals and families, on the legal and tax aspects of estate and succession and tax planning. 

The firm have an excellent flexible working policy and offer a very competitive package of perks and benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for a private client solicitor ready to take their next step. 

Private Client Solicitor - Sheffield  The company & role  

    A national firm with a longstanding commitment to personal legal services and a market leader in a number of private client-facing practice areas 

    Working alongside leading solicitors, you’ll have a varied caseload advising on and preparing complex wills, lifetime trusts, deeds of variation and lasting powers of attorneys 

    Commutable from: Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham, Leeds, Rotherham 

Added extras and benefits  

    Excellent benefits including annual bonus scheme, pension scheme, travel season ticket loan, health cash plan, discounted gym membership and volunteering days, to name just a few! 

    Flexible working 

    25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave 

    Car parking subject to availability 

    Full support from the team nationally 

    Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services 

The ideal candidate 

    A Private Client Solicitor with 1-3 years’ PQE  

    You’ll be experienced in advising on lifetime IHT planning and on the taxation of trusts; 

    You'll be experienced in elderly client work including care fee planning, contracts & assessments as well as knowledge of the roles and responsibilities associated with being both an attorney and a deputy. 

    You should also be familiar with estate administration 

    You’ll be able to demonstrate strong financial disciplines and the ability to work collaboratively with other teams and external professionals; and 

    You’ll have an aptitude for business development and a passion for growing strong client and referrer relationships. 

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. 



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

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