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Senior Associate - Private Client

  • GBP65000 - GBP80000
  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • Permanent

Widely considered to be the South-East leading legal provider, this L500, Top 80 Law firm operates extensively from multiple offices throughout the regions.

In response to remarkable recent results, they are currently looking to grow their tier 1 Private Client department in Southampton. This represents an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor of 5+ PQE seeking a new opportunity in Southampton, Hampshire.

The firm:

This firm has strong and tangible roots across the breadth of the South West region, whilst strategizing itself as a city outfit. The result is a focus on technology and investment with high-quality work coming through each of their practice areas.

They differentiate themselves from their competitors by their culture which is underpinned by flexibility, inclusivity, and collaboration. Last year, they spent several millions of pounds on improving technological tools and platforms to afford their lawyers greater agility and connectivity.

A large number of their practices sit within the top tiers of the legal directories and the firm's management board continues to make strategic hires to strengthen their foothold across all of their office locations.

The role:

Forming part of the firm's wider Wealth Planning & Succession practice, this firm is looking to welcome a Private Client Senior Associate 5+ years PQE or CILEX into their Southampton team.

This firm has a top-tier private client practice that caters to clients with diverse assets who require complex succession planning and wealth protection arrangements. Therefore, they are looking for someone who has experience in the creation and handling of inter-generational wealth structures, trust reorganisations and tax-efficient strategies to preserve wealth.

You will have the chance to enhance your technical abilities and industry knowledge by working alongside experienced private client lawyers who foster an inclusive working environment.

If you are STEP qualified or working toward this accreditation, this is highly advantageous but not a prerequisite.

The ideal candidate:

  • Private Client Solicitor 5+ years PQE
  • Highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated
  • Track record in business development and outstanding client care


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset
  • Lots of flexibility on offer and a down-to-earth working culture

Exciting opportunity for a Private Client Senior Associate 5+ years PQE or CILEX to join this high-quality team, based in Southampton.

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

Gosia Zarnecka Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-East

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