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Private Client Solicitor (2-4 PQE) - career prospects

Job description

A leading Legal 500 with multiple offices are currently seeking a Private Client Solicitor (2-4 PQE) to join their busy office near Brighton. The successful candidate will work with a friendly team, with excellent resources in place to provide a high level of client care.

With a focus on Wills and LPAs, the successful Private Client Solicitor will advise a range of clients and have an excellent working knowledge of:

  • Will structure and specific clauses regarding revocation, appointing executors, trustees and guardians
  • Wills with Life Interest Trusts
  • Wills with Discretionary Trusts of Residue
  • Nil rate band discretionary Trusts
  • Wills for business clients: Understanding partnerships agreements/shareholder agreements, different ways businesses can be set up including tax implications (tax relief, in particular inheritance tax relief and capital gains)
  • Drafting of Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Registration of EPAs/LPAs

The successful Private Client Solicitor will offer the following skill set/background:

  • Be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive, working at 2-4 PQE
  • Solid working knowledge of Wills and LPAs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise with clients
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the initiative to work independently but also as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable and positive attitude to work
  • Able to identify priorities within a complex and heavy workload and sustain performance when under pressure
  • Be career motivated with willingness to learn and develop

The successful Private Client Solicitor will enjoy a clear career path, with regular reviews, training and development. There is a good social element to this firm/team, with regular events and fun outings!

You will enjoy the flexibility of hybrid working, regular salary reviews and an outstanding benefits package including the ability to buy/sell holiday, private medical insurance, health care, death in service, pension etc.

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