Private Client Solicitor

G2 Legal Limited
Harrogate, UK
16 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
One of Harrogate's leading law firms is looking for a private client solicitor to join their busy, prestigious and friendly team.

Ideally, you will have up to 4 years' PQE in a private client setting, although applications from newly qualified lawyers with significant experience in this discipline will be accepted.

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Life Team covers the full range of private client matters including wills, inheritance tax planning, trusts, probate, powers of attorney and elderly client matters.

Therefore, you will be responsible for managing a busy and varied caseload while assisting more senior solicitors as and when along with:
  • See clients unsupervised (after initial training), advise them, draft relevant documents and oversee the execution of documents
  • Provide pro-active support to senior solicitors on more complex cases
  • Deliver legal services of outstanding quality that are focused on the client's needs with a quick and accurate turnaround of legal documents.
To be successful you will have:
  • Previous private client experience is essential
  • High level of IT skills is essential as you will be expected to produce some of your own documents and use a case management system
  • Experience of time-recording and a track record of achieving targets
  • Full STEP membership of solicitors for the elderly, or willingness to undertake a study to achieve this, would be an advantage.
This is a full-time post however the firm is happy to view applications on a part-time basis (4 days a week) from solicitors possessing an exemplary skill set and range of experience.

If you are an NQ - 4 years' PQE private client solicitor and are looking for a new job opportunity within one of the leading law firms in Harrogate, then simply apply or get in touch with Tom Widdop at G2 Legal.

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