Private Client Senior Associate | JMC Legal

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Private Client Senior Associate

  • GBP60000 - GBP65000
  • Glasgow
  • Permanent

This leading independent Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a talented Private Client Senior Associate (5+ PQE) to their award-winning Glasgow office.

For solicitors looking to develop their expertise through exposure to a varied workload, whilst working in an award-winning culture with excellent benefits, this is an opportunity to enter a firm where your hard work is recognised and rewarded.

The Role

Working as part of this collegiate Legal 500 team, you will support this established and growing Glasgow 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 Solicitor will work with large trusts and estates, HNW individuals, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and power of attorneys, as well as working 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 Firm

This Top 200 independent Scottish firm has continuously evolved throughout its storied history to become the innovative legal powerhouse it is recognised as today.

Recognised countless times over the years for its outstanding quality of legal advice and service the firm has grown off the back of this and seen significant growth in terms of both headcount and revenue. It has numerous Chambers & Partners, as well as Legal 500 rankings and has had great success in developing some of the most astute and knowledgeable legal talents in Scotland.

What stands out about the business, is their staff retention is incredibly high. Those who join the firm tend to stay and are rewarded with excellent progression opportunities. This retention reflects the incredibly positive environment the firm has fostered over many years; one where staff take great joy in their work, feel supported and are able to make the most of their careers.

For those looking for professional development, the Partners at the firm are an excellent store of knowledge and are known to be incredibly generous with their time. Trainees and solicitors are often found working directly alongside Partners showing there are no barriers to learning and development - it is actively encouraged.

If you are a legal professional who is keen to develop in-depth expertise in your chosen practice area and progress in your career while working in a supportive and rewarding environment, this firm is an excellent fit.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 5 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 Top 200 law firm and award-winning employer
  • Flexible and hybrid working embedded in the company
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality and varied work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

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.

We are here to help you make the most out of your career - get in touch!

Jules Grieve Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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