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Private Client Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £60000 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, 7 years+
Private practice

Job Details

Senior Private Client Solicitor - Exceptional Opportunity

An outstanding opportunity awaits an experienced Wills and Probate solicitor to join a dynamic legal environment in Harrogate. Renowned for its positive and friendly ethos, this expanding team is seeking a dedicated professional to enhance their ranks.

Role Overview:

As a Senior Private Client Solicitor, the role entails managing a diverse caseload, spanning Wills, estate planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, trusts, Probate, and Court of Protection matters. The position offers a chance to showcase expertise and contribute significantly to the firm's success.

Candidate Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years PQE, showcasing a robust foundation in private client work.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and effective communication skills are prerequisites.
  • Active engagement in networking and business development activities, demonstrating a proactive approach to client acquisition and relationship-building.
Skills and Benefits:
  • Proven proficiency in handling complex probate, trusts, and estate matters.
  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, reflecting the value placed on the role.
  • Generous benefits package, including 25 days of annual leave + statutory holidays.
  • Access to a pension scheme and flexible remote working options.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a seasoned Private Client Solicitor to make a meaningful impact in a collaborative and supportive work environment.

If you are ready to elevate your career, apply now and be part of this exciting journey.


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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