Private Client Solicitor

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Solicitor with Private Client experience required to join a leading law firm in the West Midlands region.

Your new company
This is a successful local law firm that has been in operation for over 100 years. Not only does this firm have a rich heritage it also has a reputation for being forward thinking, providing clear and practical advice. They put the client at the centre of everything they do with a client base drawn from local private individuals, businesses and large PLCs. They pride themselves and delivering exceptional service so all their solicitors are specialists in the areas and they practice in and have the skills / experience to deliver the right result. Due to the on going success of the firm and excellent opportunity has arisen for a solicitor with private client experience to join their team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
You will be dealing with and advising in relation to Wills, probate, Trusts, Court of Protection, Powers of Attorney, Estate Planning and associated non - contentious areas of law. You'll have full conduct of matters on behalf of clients under supervision of the Head of the Department and ensuring that all files are run in a Lexcel compliant manner. It will also be expected that you will have to visit clients at their home, and at the Bilston Office as it may be required in order to interview, take instructions and advise clients. You will also participate regularly in departmental and other meetings in order to assist the continued success of the company.

What you'll need to succeed
Your previous experience in a similar role will lead to your success. You'll have a detailed working knowledge of the law and procedure relating to Private Client Law. You will have excellent communication, client care, interviewing and drafting skills. You'll also have the ability to work efficiently, cost effectively, profitable and as part of a team. Ideally you will be 3 - 5 years PQE, although 2 years may be considered. Membership of specialist groups such as STEP, Solicitors for the Elderly, Private Client Section are also welcomed but not essential.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary with the opportunity to develop your career within a successful team. For high performers there will also be a bonus to work towards.

What you need to do now
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