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Senior Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£40000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2022

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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Private Client Senior Solicitor/Head of Department


Competitive Salary

A legal 500 firm based in the heart of Slough requires a Senior Solicitor to join their Private Client team dealing with a varied caseload covering all aspects of Wills and Probate and Private Client work.

This is an opportunity for you to join an award-winning, Legal 500 firm with a busy Private Client department that will offer excellent growth opportunities. You will be taking over an extensive and varied workload in a firm which has a strong reputation for quality work. You will be required to manage and grow the department with genuine progression opportunity for the right candidate. The type of work that you will be required to deal with are wills and probate; complex tax and estate planning; court of protection; lasting powers of attorney and Trusts.

The firm deals with a wide range of high-quality Private Client work including working for high net worth individuals so a broad knowledge is essential.
Experience Required:

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability and desire to grow client base to generate business for the firm
• Able to hit the ground running and is able to deal with all Private Client matters from beginning to end with minimal supervision
• Ability to meet fee earning targets
• Full STEP qualification is desirable but not essential.
• Minimum 2:1 degree and/or a Commendation from their LPC.
• The ideal candidate must have trained and practiced in an established and reputable law firm.
• You will be a confident and skilled Private Client solicitor with 5+ years PQE

What's on offer:

• An above market rate salary dependant on experience
• High quality workload with a high level of autonomy
• An opportunity to work in a collegiate environment with a real focus on work-life balance
• Genuine future partnership prospects

Apply now for more details!


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
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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