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Private Client Senior Solicitor

  • GBP£46,000.00 - GBP£54,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

This Legal 500, leading Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a Private Client Senior Solicitor (2-5 years PQE) to their vibrant Edinburgh office.

For solicitors looking for a varied workload, excellent benefits and truly warm and supportive working environment, this could be the next opportunity to progress your career.

The Firm

A historic full-service Scottish firm, this business is as adept at providing expert legal advice to individuals as it is to large multinational companies. It has been on a strong growth trajectory, expanding its reach across Scotland whilst maintaining a relaxed and supportive working environment. Staff who work at this firm stay for long durations due to the exemplary working culture and career progression opportunities.

The firm has developed expertise in a range of practice areas, receiving recognition in the form of multiple Legal 500 Tier rankings and Chambers & Partners department ranks.

Attracting some of the top legal talent in Scotland, many of the staff at this firm have received individual recognition for their expertise from the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. This is a testament to the training and continuous development the firm provides to its staff members.

The leadership team of this firm have fostered an innovative mindset, and are seeking to grow the firm's size and reputation for excellence over the coming years. This presents an excellent opportunity for incumbent lawyers to grow alongside the firm.

If you are seeking to become an expert in Private Client work, this is an unparalleled opportunity to develop that reputation.

The Role

Working as part of a collegiate team, the successful applicant will support the established and growing Edinburgh Private Client team to service a dynamic caseload of clients, including HNW individuals. 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.

The Solicitor will work with large trusts and estates, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and power of attorneys.

Additionally, the team undertake work with guardianship and capacity cases.

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

As a Senior Solicitor, you will manage workload through delegation to other team members whilst ensuring efficient completion of the work to a high standard. Moreover, you will be expected to engage in departmental and firm-wide business development and undertake work to raise the profile of the firm.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is experienced in Private Client work
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients including high-net-worth individuals
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with clients and colleagues alike.
  • Is well organised and can prioritise efficiently
  • Has a good understanding of the financial matters relating to Private Client work
  • Is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification, or would be willing to become a member

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join a friendly and motivated team in a growing firm
  • Career progression in the form of continuous professional development, and exposure to an interesting and varied caseload at a firm with a track record of retaining staff through recognition and promotion.
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Excellent benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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