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Professional Support Lawyer - Private Client

BBBH38407
£80000 - £100000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This role is an excellent opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer to join a top tier Private Client department. This prestigious firm has one of the best names Nationally for its level of expertise in dealing with ultra HNW individuals, with a heritage spanning back over 200 years.

Ranked Tier 2 in the Legal 500 for Private Client, this is the ideal environment to progress your career and work with some of the top lawyers in the sector. Private Client is one of the firm's largest departments and with continued growth, this role comes with excellent prospects for career progression.

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. They now have close to 100 members of staff and have recently bolstered the practice with several heavyweight Senior Partner hires.

There is a stand-out culture with a true family feel, unique amongst London firms. They do events such as a weekly Partners lunch where there is a rota where fee earners dine with Partners, outside caters come in and serve 5* food. They also do a buffet on a Friday for all fee earners as well as regular social and sporting events.

Staff are well invested in, with the very best in infrastructure and training, allowing you a platform to progress in your career. The business operates a modern approach offering forward-thinking hybrid and flexible working options.

The Role

This Top 70 UK law firm is seeking a Professional Support Lawyer with 3-5 years PQE to join its award-winning Private Client team based in the City of London.

You will be involved in producing quality knowledge content for both internal and external use in order to support the fee earners within the firm's Legal 500 Tier 2 ranked Private Client department.

You will work cooperatively with the team's Managing Partner and to ensure fee earners are adequately supported and receive top-quality training that the practice is known for.

The Private Client Department has won numerous awards and services for both domestic and international clients.
Duties will include reviewing and sharing updates and developments in the field of private client law, preparing agendas for monthly updates and offshore meetings and collating information on internal precedents and know-how.

You will assist Partners with the Assistant and Trainee Development Programmes alongside responsibility for organising training for the Private Client team. The role involves the preparation of presentations for internal and external stakeholders.

There will also be the opportunity to raise the profile of the firm through attending various external events and forums, the option to be involved in the onboarding of new staff/graduate recruitment and to assist in writing articles for the firm or producing client briefings.

You will act as a key liaison between the Private Client department, other departments and the Professional Support team, to ensure maximum transfer of skills and minimal duplication of resources.

With a well-established Knowledge team, this role can offer impressive prospects for future progression - a unique benefit for such a role.

Requirements

  • England & Wales qualified Solicitor with 3-5 years PQE
  • Significant Private Client experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective team player

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary - above market rate
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days starting holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid and flexible working options

This is a superb opportunity to join a Top 70 firm as a Professional Support Lawyer within a Legal 500 Tier 2 department based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration of contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.