Private Client Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
12 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a stand out opportunity to work within one of the most dynamic forward thinking firms in the Kent area. I feel what makes this firm stand out, is the faith and investment giving to their staff to grow not only their careers but their lives within the local community and charities!

This Legal 500 chambers ranked firm are offering the right Junior Private Client Solicitor to work alongside the Partner. You will work on some of the most valued cases in South East London, specifically working with agricultural and overseas clients.

If you are looking for an excellent opportunity to work within a formidable practice outside of London that houses some of the most recognised Lawyers in the South East, this is an excellent opportunity for you!

The Firm

This is one of the leading firms in Kent and South East, offering multi-services, with over 8 Legal 500 Chambers ranked department houses in their modern picturesque majestic offices. This firm are on the oldest practice in the UK with a rich heritage that can be traced back over 300 years. They have numerous lawyers ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers as leaders in the field, that have been enveloped to carry on the ethical services offered throughout the generations.

This firm are specialist in services for individuals as well as businesses. Within their departments they boost the most reputable Private Client departments, as well as real estate and employment teams. They have specific specialism advising agricultural, farming and rural businesses and are recognised for their legal expertise in advising charities.

You will never be far from intriguing, interesting clients that will allow you to service the most interesting and prolific caseload. Along with this, you will find an excellent work culture, that has allowed the firm to have one of the highest retention of staff in the area - which has allowed them to grow Partners from initial staff joining as Paralegals.

The Role

Because the firm is expanding, they are looking for a Private Client Solicitor (1+ PQE) to join their flourishing, very well serviced Private Client department in their prestigious Whitstable office, Kent.

The firm's Private Client department is one of the largest in Kent, but they have a very good internal progression structure, to Associate, Senior Associate, then Partner. Because the firm's work life balance culture, internal progression, and quality of work is so high, very few people leave this firm.

You will enjoy every day going to work, and the firm are very flexible in your requirements and needs.

The team deal with a wide range of Private Client issues, including: Estate Planning, Trusts, Tax, elderly and vulnerable clients, probate, wills, contentious probate, and more.

You will learn alongside some of the best experts in the field, many of whom are Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognized, have very good secretarial support, and work on an interesting and varied case load as part of a healthy team work environment.


  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor (1+ PQE)
  • You will have evidence of exceeding billing targets
  • You will work well in a team
  • You will be an excellent communicator
  • Being STEP qualified is NOT necessary- you will be encouraged to gain this within the firm

This is a great opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor (1+ PQE) to join this flourishing Private Client department in their Whitstable office, Kent.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.

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