We choose to work with enthusiastic, energetic and characterful people who are keen to help others and who share our key values of striving to provide a professional, personal service with advice of the utmost quality.
Due to the significant demand for our services and our plans for growth, we are accepting applications for training contracts to start at the beginning of January 2024 and with a focus on private client work. If you are a driven individual, with a strong academic background, excellent communication skills and a team player, and you wish to forge a career in one of the region’s leading private client teams with an enviable reputation for its excellent training, please send your covering letter and CV to Jennifer Quayle email@example.com, stating why you would make a great addition to our team.
Private Client Solicitor
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic full time private client solicitor with a genuine interest in estate, wealth and tax planning to join our extremely busy team which serves clients across the UK and beyond.
Candidates will not be expected to bring clients and caseloads with them, as is often the case with other firms. Again, due to the demand for our services from new and existing clients and professional referrers, the successful applicant with have access to immediate and high quality work involving family/wealth protection and strategic planning, the creation and administration of trusts, probate matters and the administration of estates, Court of Protection and elderly client/capacity matters. We have built a strong reputation for handling complex work and have particular expertise in dealing with complicated estates and trusts for individuals, farmers, landowners and business owners
The successful candidate will ideally be looking to make the next step in their professional career and will be seeking to join and contribute to a highly ambitious and dynamic team. They will share our drive and commitment to want to set the bar in their field and will believe, as we do, in continual self-improvement and growth.
It is preferred that applicants will be STEP qualified or at the very least studying for their qualifications – currently, all our private client lawyers are either fully accredited members of STEP or studying for the same.
The number of years of qualification is not decisive due to our open and supportive environment. Ongoing training, mentoring, development and supervision is, of course, vital to how we operate.
If you are motivated to progress your career and be part of the firm’s plans for expansion and join a vibrant team with a genuine passion and determination for what we do, we would love to hear from you.
General skills / attributes / experience required
- A passion for private client work and a genuine desire to improve knowledge and grow
- A solid background in private client work and experience of running your own caseload
- A strong technical competence (STEP qualification preferred, although a commitment to obtaining it would suffice)
- You thrive in a close-knit and collaborative team
- An appreciation of the value of high levels of client care and doing things properly
- A confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills
- Experience of managing relationships with other professionals and colleagues
- An ability to prioritise workloads and to work under pressure
For our part, we are a progressive and ambitious discreet niche law firm, dedicated to delivering exemplary legal services to the highest standards. We pride ourselves on nurturing talent and offer a fast paced and exciting professional environment with an excellent quality of work. We offer a competitive salary based upon experience, and a bonus scheme.
If you would like to apply for this role, please contact Jennifer Quayle, attaching a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
As well as having the necessary technical knowledge and skills intrinsic to the role being applied for, those seeking to develop their career with us will be good with people, personable, team focused and proactive.
If, like us, you believe in quality and building lasting relationships with clients and colleagues alike, please email email@example.com