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NQ Private Client Solicitor / Liverpool

Thornton Legal
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
£36000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Job Details

Our client is an outstanding regional law firm with its heart in Liverpool and the surrounding areas.

They are looking to recruit a Newly Qualified Private Client Solicitor for its highly rated Private Client Team.

The role

The role is to provide specialist Private Client advice to clients of the firm.

The quality of the work is extremely good and will involve;

Estate planning/will drafting

Probate administration

Trust creation and administration

Elderly client issues

Conducting basic estate administration independently from initial instructions to distribution including all inheritance tax and administration tax issues. Assisting on complex estate management with senior fee earners.

Taking instructions on creation of a trust, drafting the same and dealing with registration with HM Revenue & Customs (and ongoing TRS requirements) including payment of any inheritance tax due. Trust administration including accounts, tax compliance, inheritance tax issues, distributions, compliance documentation and dealing with trust assets.

Ability to recognise issues regarding capacity; taking instructions in relation to LPA's; dealing with deputyship applications; drafting the appropriate documentation for the client's needs and registering the same with the Court of Protection.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A qualified Solicitor with private client experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • The ability to demonstrate a clear enthusiasm and passion for private client work

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary dependent upon level of private client experience
  • Generous benefits package
  • The best quality private client work in the North West
  • Flexible working/Part time considered
  • Clear career progression prospects
  • Friendly and collegiate team
  • City centre location

Apply Now

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Nick Tappin at Thornton Legal directly.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
Thornton Legal
North West
Legal Recruiters
United Kingdom
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