WTE Solicitor or Associate

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive DOE
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Solicitor to join our Tax, Trusts and Estates (TTE) team in Leeds, working with the existing team to advise high net worth individuals and families on the legal and tax aspects of estate and succession planning and tax planning.


Private Client Solicitor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Associate Solicitor to join the Tax, Trusts and Estates team for a sought after national Law Firm. This role is to join the successful team based in Leeds city Centre. The successful Solicitor will be working with the existing team to advise high net worth individuals and families on the legal and tax aspects of estate and succession planning and tax planning.


Your Role and Key Requirements
  • Have a solid background of advising on, implementing and running complex wills, lifetime trusts, deeds of variation, powers of attorneys and estate administration;
  • STEP qualified or working towards the STEP qualification;
  • Be experienced in advising on lifetime IHT planning and on the taxation of trusts and their general administration;
  • Be able to demonstrate strong financial disciplines and the ability to work collaboratively with other teams and external professionals; and
  • Have an aptitude for business development and a passion for growing strong client and referrer relationships.

In return you will receive a generous salary DOE and be rewarded for high standards of work.

The firm also offer a huge number employee benefits including a generous 25 days annual leave, a bonus two days for charitable fund raising and a variety of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you.

This position is ideal for an Private Client Solicitor with experience dealing with HNW clients and the more complex side of Wills Trusts and estates. Someone who is ambitious and commercially aware and ready to take the next step in their career.

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie on 0113 467 7571

Company

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.      

 

 

 

Find Us
Telephone
0161 233 6360
Location
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3EB
GB

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