Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive 1-3 PQE

Clayton Legal
England, Hertfordshire
£30000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Practice area
Private client
2 years
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Private Client Solicitor (1-3 PQE), Hertford

Our client is a leading, regional law firm located in North London who are seeking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Private Client Solicitor to join their expanding and successful team.

Candidates will ideally either hold STEP membership or be in the process of acquiring one or be keen to work towards this qualification.

The successful Private Client Solicitor will be:

* Great team player

* Pro-active

* Good IT skills

* Ability to deal with high-net-worth clients

* 1-3 years PQE

In this role you will be supervised, supported and guided to progress further in your legal career with exceptional training provided. You will be keen to get involved in networking and business development where needed.

Ideally, you will be a car owner in order to travel between Hertford and Ware offices when required - home working is available also.

Duties & responsibilities:

* Taking instructions and preparing complex Wills, LPA's and general POA's

* Probate and administration of estates from basic IHT threshold to more valuable / taxable estates

* Basic understanding of the set up and administration of Life Interest trusts and Discretionary trusts following a death where such trusts are to be found in a deceased Wills

* Understanding of court of protection and deputyship work where the mentally incapacitated clients are concerned.

Remote working is available for this opportunity.

The salary for this opportunity is negotiable depending on experience.

If this Private Client Solicitor role is of interest, please contact Olivia Taylor on 01772 259121 or forward your most recent CV to Take a look at our web site for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

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Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

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If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

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