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Private Client Legal Director

£80000 - £95000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

This award-winning, Top 100 Firm are expanding their Private Client department in Manchester off the back of another triumphant year and offer the platform for a Legal Director to maximise their recent success.

The firm have reinforced their status as a regional heavyweight through their innovative thinking and ever-growing ambition to tackle new legal challenges. The numerous L500 Top Tier departments across their offices have allowed them to mark their territory as a leading player in the North and across the nation. Intrinsically, their client base includes some of the largest businesses and UHNW individuals domestically and overseas.

Their employee-focused approach is second to none and has been a catalyst for their success. Organic growth, through nurturing and developing talent, has allowed many individuals to progress through the ranks towards partnership.

Whilst the quality of work is that of an international firm, they offer the work/life balance of a regional, with many of their fee-earners working flexibly, from home or part-time hours.

The Role:

  • This is a unique opportunity for a Private Client Legal Director to join the firm's department in Manchester
  • You will join a close-knit team of specialists, who are well known in the private client field
  • The team cover the full spectrum of private client matters, including administration of Trusts & Estates, inheritance tax, wills, lasting powers of attorney, succession planning
  • Their diverse client base consists of a range of entrepreneurs, high-value estates, businesses and HNW individuals & families
  • Coming in as a Legal Director, you will be given investment from the firm to progress on a clear route to partnership
  • The department are succession planning and keen to find their next generation of senior lawyers, making you an integral part of the growth plan

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 7 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Private Client Legal Director to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester.

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