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Legal Secretary - Private Client

£37000 - £40000 per annum Excellent Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary with Private Client experience to join this Tier 1 ranked Private Client team within a firm that dates back to the 18th century. With such a rich heritage, you will find a premier team and excellent quality of work.

Within this growing team, you will gain impressive exposure to a high-quality workload. In addition, working with some of the top partners in the sector, you will find yourself in a thriving environment with a very friendly team.

For this firm, Private Client is one of the largest departments and with continued growth, this role comes with excellent prospects and longevity.

The Firm

This firm has a rich heritage dating back over 200 years. They are based in the heart of London's legal district in a very picturesque location. They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across several areas, including private client.

The firm is award-winning, and many of its lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. They have a client base of ultra HNW individuals, including many well-known individuals including; Royalty, Members of Government, Celebrities, and senior public figures. The practice has become known as a go-to firm for several areas of law.

There is a stand-out culture, and it is one of the most family feel firms in London. Staff are well invested in, with the very best in infrastructure and training, allowing you a platform to progress in your career. In addition, you will find the utmost support to develop within your career.

The firm operates with modern support systems and holds a flexible approach - creating a family-friendly environment.

The Role

This Legal 500 ranked law firm is seeking a new Legal Secretary experienced in Private Client to join them from their central London office.

You will work as part of one of the most prestigious Private Wealth teams nationally - ranked tier 1 in the Legal 500. It is a seven Partner department and is split into two sectors (legal and tax/trust).

You will find the work highly varied, making for much more of an exciting role. There is no such thing as a typical client, the core profile of the firm's clients are wealthy families, often with several family trusts and grant-making charitable trusts. The client's assets are likely to include shares in family-owned businesses, quoted investments, bespoke open-ended investment companies, hedge funds, landed estates and property.

The team also acts for business executives, entrepreneurs who have generated their wealth, and families whose assets have accumulated over the generations.

The practice is known for having an offshore, international aspect; ideally, you will have previously dealt with this work.
This role is ideal for those seeking to work with the best - you will be working within a firm widely seen as the go-to-destination for HNW and UHNW clients.


  • Experienced Legal Secretary with a solid Private Client background.
  • Strong typing skills and an organised approach
  • Strong academics
  • Excellent technical knowledge depending on experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively and be a real team player


  • Competitive salary above the market rate and dependent on experience benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Legal Secretary to join this highly-regarded firm in the heart of the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.