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Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Package
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
Newly qualified, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Private practice
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Private Client Solicitor , Axminster

This is a superb opportunity to join a well established firm in the region who offer a full service across all departments. The firm will consider any level of Private Client fee earner, from experienced paralegal and NQ Solicitor level through to Associate and Senior Associate level. What is important is that you have the confidence and ability to run your own caseload and you would welcome the chance to work alongside partners of note.

There is a surplus of work in the Private Client departments off the back of the firm's outstanding reputation and there are a number of partners situated across the team who can filter down appropriate quality work.

Within the team there are STEP, SFE and ACTAPS qualified members of staff.

You can expect to manage or assist on all aspects of private client work including wills, administration of estates, inheritance tax planning, lasting powers of attorney and deputyship applications. Court of Protection work also comes into the department as well as elderly client services, community care services and agricultural relief matters.

You could have trained and gained experience at any level of firm. What matters more is your own level of technical ability and enthusiasm and drive to take your career to the next level. There are many stories of progression and promotion from within at this firm.

Applications from relocators will be considered however you should be able to demonstrate a commitment to live and work in the Devon region.


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.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB
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