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Private Client Partner

BBBH23919
£80000 - £140000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This firm have gone through substantial organic growth over recent years due to their success. This is an opportunity to join like-minded, entrepreneurial individuals at a top firm that has a competitive edge.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. Outside of Manchester they are highly regarded, often acting against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Private Client Partner to join their Manchester office in the heart of the City.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the Private Client department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked private client department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting private client Partners. They often deal with an affluent HNW individual caseload, sometimes with International assets and interests.

The caseload will involve wills, trusts, probates, inheritance tax, estate administration and LPA's.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.

Requirements

  • You will be a Private Client Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on Private Client Partner role at this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Manchester.

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