Private Client Solicitor

  • Job Reference: BH-36674
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Little Parndon
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Private client, Wills & Probate
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor
Location: Harlow
Salary: Starts at £40,000
Employment Type: Full-time, Office-based
Job Ref: 36674

Company Overview:
Our client is a well-established law firm with a strong presence in Harlow. The firm is known for its commitment to providing exceptional legal advice and support to its clients. With a focus on professionalism, integrity, and client care, the firm offers a supportive and dynamic work environment.

Job Description:
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Private Client Solicitor to join our client's team in Harlow. The successful candidate will handle a diverse caseload of private client matters, providing expert legal advice and support to our clients. This role is ideal for a solicitor with a strong background in private client work and a passion for delivering high-quality service.

Key Responsibilities:
- Manage a varied caseload of private client matters including wills, probate, estate planning, and trusts.
- Draft and advise on wills, lasting powers of attorney, and other testamentary documents.
- Administer estates, including dealing with both taxable and non-taxable estates.
- Handle the creation and administration of trusts, including advising trustees on their duties.
- Provide advice on inheritance tax planning and mitigation strategies.
- Assist clients with the preparation of deeds of variation.
- Conduct client meetings to take instructions and provide advice.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes in legislation and best practices in private client law.
- Work collaboratively with other team members to ensure a seamless service to clients.
- Participate in business development and marketing activities to promote the firm’s private client services.

Requirements:
- Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE in private client law.
- Strong technical knowledge of wills, probate, estate administration, and trusts.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients.
- Proven track record of managing a busy caseload and meeting deadlines.
- Attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
- A proactive approach to business development and networking.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Vacancy Ref: 36674

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