Private Client Lawyer

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Woking
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
10 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a leading regional firm with a strong presence in the South East. They now have an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor (4 years+ PQE) to work from their Woking office.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 4 years post qualification experience in all areas of non contentious probate; in particular wills & probate, estates, tax and trusts, and will have experience of dealing with complex estates, including those that are subject to inheritance tax.

The candidate will have responsibility for the supervision of paralegals / junior lawyer in the Woking department dealing with a full range of private client work. Although the successful candidate will be working as part of a wider private client team spread across several offices, you will be handling your own case-load and responsible for developing the department and increasing market share. It is vital that you are a keen business developer, who enjoys networking. This is a unique role with a large regional firm were you can help shape the structure of the department, whilst building your long term career with the firm.

The role will involve working to targets, strict deadlines and service level agreements using case management systems. Experience of supervising a team would be advantageous.

The STEP diploma is advantageous but not essential.

Please contact Guy Pearson, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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