Private Client Solicitor

Recruiter
ACS Recruitment Consultants Limited
Location
Crewe
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ACS are looking for a Solicitor to join the Cheshire office of a well-established law firm on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will join the Private Client team (namely Probate & Wills) in a senior position.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing a mixed Private Client caseload comprising of Wills, Power of Attorney, Estate Administration, Court of Protection and Inheritance Tax planning.
  • Keep up to date with changes in the law.
  • Act as office leader and liaise with Head Office in relation to admin support and operational issues.
  • Able to write/plan a business development strategy for the department alongside the Head of Department.
  • Cover for the Head of Department in management and staffing issues as required.
  • Liaise effectively with the other departments within the office to provide the highest level of seamless client service.

Requirements of the candidate include:

  • Minimum of 5/6 years’ PQE.
  • A member of STEP.
  • Previous specialisation in Probate and Wills work.
  • Experience of Tax Planning and Trust work.
  • Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to develop new business and build up connections.
  • Willing to travel to other offices for work.

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd (www.acs-recruitment.co.uk) are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels.

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