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Private Client Solicitor

BBBH23692
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role

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Joe Bryant

Senior Recruitment Consultant - South East
0203 865 2113

Private Client Solicitor with a knowledge of Wills and Trusts required for a Legal 500 ranked firm in Reading. This is a standout opportunity to progress your career whether you're a newly qualified Solicitor or a couple of years into your employment history. With one of the most cohesive and collaborative cultures in the regions, this is an excellent time to join.

The Practice

This leading regional and Legal 500 firm stands out from the others in the region as it is incredibly entrepreneurial and creative, offering its staff a level of flexibility not usually associated with firms of its size.

Their focus on innovation really stands them ahead of the curve in respect of their competitors, they discourage interdepartmental boundaries and encourage collaboration making their working environment / culture one of the most modern and progressive to work for. They steer clear of traditional values and really give their lawyers the tools to become leaders in their field.

Role Overview

This is a rare opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join one of the UK's leading regional law firms based in Reading.

The private client department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards. They support their clients out of their national and international offices.

The Private Client department is currently thriving, they deal with a varied caseload, often acting for HNW individuals, company owner's entrepreneurs. Both based in the UK and non-UK clients dealing with a varied caseload including;

  • Complex wills and assets
  • Tax planning,
  • Estates
  • Trusts
  • LPOA
  • Probates


The core focus of this role is centred around wills and trusts so a Solicitor will be an expected to have some experience during their training contract, show an intimate knowledge of this area or have experience as a paralegal/legal executive in regards to this.

The department is currently looking to grow given they are very busy.

  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to experience)
  • You will have experience in wills and trusts
  • You will have technical knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills are essential


This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a highly reputable Legal 500 ranked practice based in Reading, Berkshire.