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Private Client Solicitor

England, West Yorkshire, Wetherby
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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Job Details

Our client, a full-service law firm is keen to appoint a highly experienced Private Client Lawyer. Based in Wetherby, this Private Client department is particularly well known, successful and are seeking applications from Private Client Lawyers with upwards of four years' experience. With this opportunity in Wetherby there would be a degree of flexibility for you to work from home two or three days a week.

The Role
-You will join the expert and supportive Private Client team, imparting your knowledge and advice to clients on all aspects of Wills, Trusts, Probate, Inheritance Tax planning, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney. To note, your responsibilities regarding this opportunity do not encompass Court of Protection matters.
-You will join a strong team 4 and manage your own caseload from day one. There is paralegal support in this department allowing you to focus on fee earning.

The Ideal Candidate
-You will have an impressive amount of demonstrable knowledge and experience under your belt working as a Private Client Lawyer and ideally but not essentially be STEP qualified or be looking to start this qualification in the future.
-It's imperative that you enjoy building rapport with clients, are empathetic and passionate and strive to ensure you achieve their objectives in a timely and efficient manner.

How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this Private Client Solicitor role in Wetherby or would like to hear more about it, please contact Rachel Birkinshaw at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9795 or ask to speak to another member of the team. Alternatively, if you are not sure that you are ready to make a move but would value a talk about the market and what's happening generally, we would be more than happy to have a chat with you.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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