PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Recruiter
Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
Location
Reading
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Talented Private Client Solicitor sought for a Legal 500-rated department in the Thames Valley. A leading firm with a string of offices in London and the South East; our client has an enviable reputation for excellence of service and client care with numerous departments recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers directories. A dynamic firm focused on client care, their reputation is underpinned by the building of a loyal and growing UK and international client base. Having undergone steady, organic expansion since establishment, they are now seeking to add to their team. The Role Our client requires a talented and ambitious Private Client Solicitor to join their highly-regarded department in Reading. Acting for a broad client base to include HNW, the successful Solicitor will enjoy a demanding caseload to include; drafting Wills and LPAs; estate and tax planning; Court of Protection applications; contentious trusts and probate; trust creation and administration and; administration of estates. As part of the wider team, the ideal Solicitor will also participate in business development and ensure the department and firm are compliant with current requirements by delivering updates and assisting with the maintenance of precedent documentation. A challenging role within a progressive firm, offering exposure to high quality work, a competitive salary and excellent benefits package for the right Solicitor. Please contact Sophie for further information quoting reference SG27112. The Candidate You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least one years` PQE gained within a well-regarded national or regional firm. You must have a solid background in Private Client matters with expertise in all aspects to include tax planning and related contentious matters. Excellent academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level are essential. You will be client-focused with excellent communication skills across all levels. You will possess strong drafting and IT skills. A flair for business development and the ability to assist in delivering updates to colleagues and other professionals. STEP membership or a desire to gain full membership would be highly advantageous. You will be driven, meticulous and discreet. PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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