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Private Client Senior Associate

  • GBP£55,000.00 - GBP£65,000.00
  • Glasgow
  • Permanent

This leading independent Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a talented Private Client Senior Associate to their growing Glasgow office.

For solicitors looking to develop their expertise through exposure to a varied and fulfilling workload, this is an opportunity to enter a firm where your hard work will be recognised and rewarded.

If you have Partnership aspirations this is an excellent opportunity to enter a Legal 500 firm with a short progression pathway.

The Firm

This ambitious firm has a well-founded reputation as a market-leading provider of legal services nationwide.

Numerous Legal 500 practice area rankings clearly demonstrate the expertise this business has cultivated, and it has become a notable source of some of the highest calibre legal talent in the UK. Many of the lawyers at the firm have gained individual recognition, including many Legal 500 rankings and Chambers & Partners accolades.

Partners are known to be friendly, down-to-earth and approachable. They have created a supportive environment where employees are given agency over their work.

Clients range anywhere from families and HNW individuals all the way to FTSE100 goliaths, and exposure to this variety means that solicitors gain unrivalled experience, and are able to become true experts in their chosen field.

Due to the excellent work and support of renowned colleagues, it is not uncommon for staff who stay at the firm to progress quickly through its ranks and gain recognition internally for their efforts.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise in Private Client and take a rewarding step forward in your career, this is a real opportunity to do so.

The Role

Working as part of this collegiate Legal 500 team, you will support this established and growing Private Client team to service a dynamic caseload of clients. Variety of work creates a refreshing role where the solicitor takes ownership of clients to provide a range of advice on asset protection, tax and executry administration.

You will work with large trusts and estates, HNW individuals, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and power of attorneys, as well as work on guardianship and capacity cases.

Clients and cases span the full gamut of size and complexity, meaning the role will provide the successful candidate with unrivalled practical experience.

Fulfilling and client-focused, you will be in a position to progress towards the upper ranks of this leading firm and develop a real depth of expertise in private client work, taking a decisive step forward in your career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 4+ years of relevant PQE
  • STEP qualified or ambition to become so
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a client focus and approaches problems in an effective, organised and skilled manner
  • Ability to manage complex and varied workload efficiently to the highest standard
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Joining a Legal 500 law firm and award-winning employer
  • Exposure to high-quality and varied work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Paid professional development courses with study leave
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Excellent benefits package

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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