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Senior Private Client Lawyer

  • GBP50000 - GBP65000
  • Reigate, Surrey
  • Permanent

Are you ready to elevate your Private Client career and step into a Head of Department role?

This reputable and longstanding firm manages a broad array of Private Client work and as a result of an impending retirement they are seeking a part-time Senior Lawyer to join them in Reigate and Head up the Private Client Department.

The Firm:

This multi-service firm boasts a rich history spanning over 50 years and stands as one of the oldest, most well-established, and reputable institutions in the region. With committed and enduring relationships, they have garnered client loyalty that consistently generates repeat referrals, providing clients with a profound understanding of their exact desires.

Beyond their professional achievements, the firm fosters a warm and enjoyable social culture. Rooted in a robust sense of collegiality and a non-hierarchical, open-door policy, you will encounter like-minded colleagues who share your values and work ethic.

The firm's supportive and friendly teams, coupled with exciting and varied work, make for an exceptional work experience.

The Role:

This is a highly progressive opportunity for a part-time Senior Private Client Lawyer with 5-7 years of experience to leave a permanent mark and cultivate a thriving Private Client department in Reigate, Surrey.

The ideal candidate should seek a part-time arrangement of 2 days a week initially, with the potential for an increase as the department flourishes.

In this capacity, you will function independently with the backing of an experienced secretary.

This structure is particularly advantageous for senior lawyers who are eager to propel the department forward and execute pivotal recruitments in the years ahead.

To align with this, you will manage a diverse Private Client caseload including:

  • Wills
  • Complex Trusts
  • Probate
  • Administration of estates
  • Court of Protection

There is a healthy blend of private client work in this role not pigeonholing yourself to one aspect of the practice. This is intentionally designed for someone who enjoys variety.


  • A skilled lawyer with 5-7 years of experience in the industry
  • Previous experience handling a diverse caseload of Private client matters
  • Previous experience managing a team is not essential but desirable
  • You will have a great eye for detail and be motivated to succeed
  • Excellent business development skills


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Complex and varied Private Client workload
  • Opportunity to put your own stamp and grow a department

This is a standout opportunity for a Senior Private Client Lawyer 5-7 years PQE to join the firm's dynamic Private Client department in Reigate, Surrey

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Gosia Zarnecka Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-East

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