NQ - 1PQE Private Client Associate
My client are an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm which is named by The Financial Times as one of Europe's most innovative law firms. The firm is rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services, and for its strengths in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology, media & telecoms, renewables, housing and public sectors. The core legal specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation
The candidate will work within the Tax and Estate Planning team which is part of the firm's Private Business Group. The Private Business Group comprises the Family and Tax and Estate Planning teams.
The candidate will carry out the full spectrum of UK and international private client work, including:
Personal tax planning working with individual clients and families, often in an international context.
Advising on the set up and UK taxation of offshore structures.
Trust drafting and advising institutional trustees.
Powers of attorney and mental capacity law.
Experience of advising on residence, domicile and the UK taxation of offshore structures
English trust law, including drafting trusts and related documents.
Will drafting and succession law.
Preparation of simple tax returns for private individuals and trustees
Confident, ambitious with strong written and oral communication skills.
An intellectual interest in Private Client law and willingness to take personal responsibility for development of the necessary knowledge and skills.
able to deal with clients and manage own matters.
Our research shows that our clients and our employees would describe us as energetic, entrepreneurial & driven.
The firm has a turnover of over £74 million in 2016/17, employs approximately 1000 employees and has over 110 partners. 40 of their partners and associates are independently recognised as experts in their legal specialism. They have offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast and Piraeus.
They advise an increasing number of FTSE-listed, national and international businesses Clients include Barclays Bank, Dyson, EDF Energy, Merlin Entertainments, Punch Taverns, the Canal& River Trust, the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (formerly known as the Metropolitan Police Authority) and WHSmith Plc.
The firm was ranked as one of the top five firms for quality of legal advice by Legal Week Best Legal Advisers report 2016/17. They are recognised for the quality of service delivery; communication and responsiveness; commercial approach & understanding of a client's business; value for money; and billing practice / transparency.
Legal Week Best Legal Advisers report 2016/17 recognises them as one of the top five firms for quality of legal advice; quality of service delivery; communication and responsiveness; commercial approach & understanding of a client's business; value for money; and billing practice / transparency.
'Highly Commended' at Mortgage Finance Gazette 2017 awards for ' Best Debt and Arrears Management Strategy' by demonstrating a good arrears management and forbearance strategy.
Chambers UK 2016, recognises 60 of the lawyers as 'leaders in their field' across 67 practice areas.
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