Private Client Solicitor

JDI Legal
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting and rare opportunity for a talented and motivated private client solicitor to join a top commercial firm.

The role is expansionary and would suit a solicitor 1-4pqe with a proven record of handling a varied caseload of private client work. The ideal skillset and experience of the individual would include:

· working with business owners, high net worth individuals and their families;

· preparing wills, including business assets, life interest and discretionary trusts;

· inheritance tax planning, including business property relief;

· probate and administration of estates; and

· lasting powers of attorney for both business and personal affairs.

The right person will become an important member of our team that deals daily with a range of high quality private client matters.

Someone preferably STEP qualified or working towards this, and someone who wishes to develop their career providing private client services within a corporate/ commercial law firm. We think this is a genuinely exciting opportunity for a candidate who can demonstrate technical ability, a conscientious work ethic, excellent people and communication skills, good commercial awareness and exceptional client service.