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Senior Private Client Solicitor

£65000 - £85000 per annum
Essex Chelmsford

Managing this Role


Andrew Chapman

Recruitment Consultant - Essex and East Anglia
0203 865 2113

Career Progression Opportunity | Senior Associate Solicitor | Top-tier Private Client Team | Leading, Top 100 UK Firm | Chelmsford, Essex

The Firm

This leading regional firm is well known in the South East and comes highly recommended in the local community. They offer a broad range of services for individuals and businesses and the property department is considered one the most experienced in the region and has received excellent recognition in the rankings.

Whilst the firm has a client-centric focus on providing the highest levels of service, they strongly emphasise flexible working as they understand that you have a life outside of the office.

They are conscious that their success as a firm depends on the happiness and job satisfaction of their staff and have created an environment where people enjoy coming to work every day.

The Role

On offer is a rare opportunity to join a leading, UK top 100 firm at this exciting time, with excellent career prospects for ambitious solicitors seeking a long-term move, and Partnership a very real and achievable goal, for those who want it.

The role would see you joining an award-winning, friendly and supportive team, working on a varied caseload of matters including, but not limited to; wills, trusts, succession planning and estates, assisting a wide range of clients from HNW individuals, families, business owners and landowners.

As a senior member of the team, you will oversee, mentor and train junior and mid-level fee-earners in the team and have an overall positive influence over the success of the department. Therefore, prior leadership experience is highly desirable.

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


  • You will be a private client solicitor with at least 6 years PQE
  • You will have solid knowledge and experience across all aspects of private client law
  • You will have a proven track record in business development & a history of strong billings
  • You will be confident in managing your own busy caseload of matters, delegating to junior fee-earners and the ability to work under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • You will be highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated

What's on offer?:

  • Market-leading salary
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Clear and structured progression paths, including Partnership for those that want it
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Extensive business development support and training, giving you a chance to develop client relationships from early in your career

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join an award-winning team at this top-100 firm in Chelmsford, Essex.

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