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Private Client Solicitor

Realm Recruit
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Private practice

Job Details

  • 3-4 PQE
  • Healthy work-life balance with flexitime and one day working from home
  • Progress your career within a supportive team
  • Excellent secretarial support to streamline your workload
Our client is a highly respected law firm, located at the heart of Sheffield's bustling City Centre. They are seeking a dedicated Private Client Solicitor with around three to four years PQE to bring their expertise to an inclusive, friendly, and professional team. The successful candidate will become an intrinsic part of the firm, offering top-tier legal services to a diverse clientele with a focus on high-net-worth individuals.

The firm prides itself on fostering a supportive work environment that nurtures career development, valuing each team member's contribution to their collective success. With the flexibility to manage your own time effectively, including a day working from home, this position is tailored to offer a great work-life balance.

The role involves managing a varied caseload, including wills, trust and estate planning, and powers of attorney. You will also support the newly appointed Head of the Department and provide supervision to more junior staff, playing a crucial part in shaping the team's future. This is your opportunity to really make your mark in a dynamic and growing firm.

To excel in this position, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of private client law. You possess excellent communication skills, are adept at prioritising tasks and have a knack for delivering under pressure. Your ability to work independently as well as within a team will stand you in good stead.

In return for your dedication, you will benefit from a host of advantages including a competitive salary, the option to work from home, flexitime, and an array of career progression opportunities. You will be joining a supportive, family-oriented team, where your professional development is taken seriously.

Our client stands out for their commitment to excellence, supportive culture, and deep-rooted local ties. With a reputation for delivering trusted and insightful legal guidance, they make an ideal workplace for individuals looking to grow alongside a renowned team, where each contribution is recognised and valued.

If you aspire to a role that encourages professional growth in a collegial environment, this could be your perfect next step. We invite those with a passion for private client law and quality service to come forward and join a leading firm where your career will flourish.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’. Alternatively, contact Bill Szajna Hopgood at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or register your interest.

Bill is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of private client, Court of Protection and contentious probate lawyers. Working with departments across Yorkshire, he recruits for private client roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a private client solicitor looking to make a move, Bill can help you find the right role.

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Company info
+44 (0) 3300 24 56 06
Charter House
Woodlands Road
WA14 1HF
United Kingdom

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