Private Client Solicitor - Head of Birmingham Office

Recruiter
qed legal
Location
Birmingham
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive - Head of Birmingham Office

A multi-sited very strong regional practice is undergoing the next phase of its strategic expansion plan and is now actively looking to appoint an experiences Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive to be based at its new Birmingham city centre office.

With around 150 staff spread across a number of offices throughout the West Midlands and Worcestershire, the firm provides expert legal advice across the full spectrum of legal disciplines to both individuals and businesses alike.

This role is different as it is not just limited to dealing with private client fee earning as a significant aspect of the role will be to undertake business development, marketing the department and leveraging off your contacts to open up new revenue streams, so this opportunity really does allow you to make your mark on the firm and build upon its already considerable market share.

You will ideally be a private client solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 5 years' PQE and will have experience of dealing with the full remit of private client work. Experience of high net worth tax and trusts matters would be advantageous but is not essential and the same goes for both the STEP and/or SFE qualifications.

What is important is that you are confident of working autonomously and will be comfortable working on your own whilst handling the responsibility of kick starting a new office in the firms long established network. You will be encouraged to grow the team and will be able to make hires as the office expands.

Naturally a competitive salary and benefits package is on offer which includes 23 days' holiday entitlement as well as extra holidays over the Christmas period when the office closes. The firm also prides itself on its non-corporate environment and strives to promote a positive work/life balance which is something many of the larger national practices aren't able to do.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is feeling constrained in their current role and who is craving the opportunity to be set free to shape a team how you see fit so for more information on this Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive role please contact Matt Robinson at QED Legal.