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Head of Private Client

£70000 - £90000 per annum
Merseyside Liverpool

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This role will see you establish a Private Client department in a highly respected boutique law firm in Liverpool. There is significant demand from the firm's existing client base for a Private Client offering, and they are looking for an entrepreneurial Lawyer to build on this.

The Firm:

This boutique commercial practice may be small in size but are powerful in impact and are pioneering change into the legal industry, which has enabled them to become a leading firm in the North West and be ranked in the Legal 500.

The firm has established an enviable reputation in the Liverpool market and has been growing consistently. They have attracted Lawyers from respected backgrounds who have wanted to be a part of an exciting project and make their mark on the firm.

You will be supported to develop your practice and grow your reputation and client base. You will also receive a highly competitive salary and market-leading bonus structure, which will see you earn a percentage of your billings, cross-referrals, and total work generated in the department.

Located in a state of the art office with stunning views of the City, this entrepreneurial boutique law firm has genuinely exciting plans to build on its growth and diversify its offering, making it the perfect time to join.

The Role:

The firm is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial Private Client Lawyer to set up a Private Client department in Liverpool.

You will be responsible for setting up the brand-new Private Client department while being supported by the firm in marketing and networking, with the opportunity for many cross-referrals. You will find that you are starting from a warm position in terms of workflow as the firm has a very well-established client base. They receive many enquiries for private client work you will be able to follow up on.

You will work on a varied and interesting caseload, including wills, probates, LPA's, estate administration and inheritance tax.

The role comes with excellent prospects for progression, with clear Partnership prospects and the opportunity to develop and grow a team.


  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to experience)
  • A transferable client base or contacts is highly advantageous
  • Comfortable developing business and generating work
  • Previous experience in leading a team is desirable

This is an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join this legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Liverpool.

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