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Senior Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Private practice

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Senior Fee Earner – Wills, Trusts, and Probate
£45,000 - £55,000
An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor or Legal Executive with over 7 years of post-qualification experience to join our esteemed Wills, Trusts, and Probate team. This full-time position is based in the picturesque Chester office, providing a diverse caseload that covers wills, estate administration, trusts, and powers of attorney.
As the successful candidate, you will play a pivotal role in supervising the Chester team under the guidance of our Head of Department. Your responsibilities will encompass a broad spectrum of Private Client Law, including wills, probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, trusts, estate administration, tax, and Court of Protection matters. Handling complex cases with minimal supervision, you will actively contribute to the success of our firm.
We seek an individual with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field. The ideal candidate will not only have a solid background in the specified areas but also possess excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering exceptional client service. The candidate must have a vision for success with the drive to assist others in achieving their potential.
We pride ourselves on being a supportive team and are eager to welcome an enthusiastic individual who can thrive with minimal supervision. Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package, including health care, early Friday finish, and flexible working options post-probation.
If you are a seasoned Solicitor or Legal Executive looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV to
Join our supportive team and be a key player in a dynamic environment, contributing to the success of our Wills, Trusts, and Probate department in the beautiful setting of Chester!


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.      




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

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