Private Client / Senior Associate

Cavendish Maine Recruitment
Isle Brewers
14 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Private Client / Senior Associate

Location: Taunton

Package: Negotiable

Ref: MJC/20188

A top 100 law firm are seeking a Private Client Partner or Senior Associate to join their team in Taunton. They take pride in their professionalism and friendliness and offer a collaborative atmosphere. Ambitious and forward thinking, the successful candidate will be provided with excellent training and development opportunities to enable them to further their career in a supportive and stimulation environment. The offices are spacious, modern and ideal to impress new potential clients. Work-life balance is positive and every assistance will be provided to help staff realise their full potential.

The role:

A confident Partner or Senior Associate with a focus on business development is required to support the growth of their ambitious Trust and Estates team. The work will include the following:

Transactional private client with an entrepreneur/high net worth individual focus working alongside corporate, tax and commercial property teams

  • IHT planning
  • Will, LPA and Trust drafting
  • Advising individuals on lifetime giving and wealth protection
  • Providing pre-sale tax planning advice for shareholders in private limited companies
  • Owner-managed business succession
  • Advising trustees and executors on all aspects of trusteeship and estate administration
  • Administering taxable estates (with business, agricultural and trust interests)

The candidate:

The successful candidate will already have considerable experience in the matters above, and will have a strong reputation in the local area. Business development ability is important in order to increase their presence in the market.

The ability to build long term relationships and develop new business networks and connections will be demonstrated. With an established client following or contacts, excellent communication skills and an enjoyment of business development, the successful candidate will be keen to get out and about to make the most of business opportunities. A natural resilience in order to cope with stressful and demanding situations, and the ability to work under pressure to meet demanding deadlines is a must. Tenacious and thorough with good commercial judgement they will be meticulous in your work.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are ambitious and keen to stand out.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.

Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please contact us.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.

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