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Private Client Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
Kent, Canterbury
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Job Details

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the most innovative and forward-thinking firms in the Kent region. What distinguishes this firm is their commitment and investment in empowering their staff not only to advance their careers but also to enrich their lives within the local community and charitable causes.

If you're seeking an outstanding position in Canterbury within a prestigious practice outside of London, home to some of the most esteemed Lawyers in the South East, then this role is ideal for you!

The Firm

This firm stands as one of the foremost legal practices in Kent and the South East, with a distinguished legacy that spans many years. They specialize in services for individuals and businesses, boasting highly regarded Private Client, real estate, and employment teams.

You'll have the opportunity to work with intriguing and diverse clients, managing stimulating and significant caseloads. Moreover, the firm nurtures an excellent work culture, evident in their exceptional staff retention rates, which have seen Paralegals ascend to Partner positions.

The Role

Due to expansion, the firm seeks an experienced Private Client Solicitor (3+ PQE) to join their successful Private Client department in Canterbury, Kent.

The Private Client department is among the largest in Kent, offering a robust internal progression path to Associate, Senior Associate, and ultimately Partner. Given the firm's emphasis on work-life balance, internal development, and high-quality casework, staff turnover is minimal.

Joining a reputable and well-established Private Client team, this position involves managing a diverse caseload focused on Vulnerable Client affairs, with a primary emphasis on drafting wills for vulnerable individuals, including Advance Directives, handling probate matters for these clients, and providing counsel on, preparing, and registering powers of attorney. Additionally, the role entails some involvement in Court of Protection proceedings and affairs management, offering an opportunity to develop expertise in areas such as care fee funding and NHS Continuing Healthcare Claims.


  • Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive (3+ PQE)
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Private Client Lawyer (3+ PQE) to join the thriving Private Client department at their Canterbury, Kent office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact us for a confidential discussion.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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