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Private Client Solicitor / CILEX

£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Do you want to work for an extremely established firm with centuries of experience, with significant progression opportunities in a modern-day culture?


The firm has an unmatched reputation in the Yorkshire area, boasting a heritage of over 100 years. Being recognised on the Legal 500 with four offices across Yorkshire, this practice has plans for future expansion on the horizon, making now a very exciting time to join.

They have a solid reputation across both business and individual services. Their personal touch has created a unique and rare sense of client familiarity, which is hard to find in the modern legal world.

Many of the staff have been here for 10 years; this is down to many factors, including but not limited to the strong values the company is built on, the supportive approach from more senior members, their high level of Client Care, their quick progression plan, working towards objectives, so progression is entirely in your own hands and attainable based off personal targets.

In comparison to many major competitors, their environment would be described as large yet friendly and supportive; they work towards their values focussing on benefitting their staff and community; this is done through teamwork, a team goal and continuous improvement.

The Role:

Due to continued success and growth, this firm is looking to expand its Private Client team with an extremely capable Private Client Solicitor / CILEX.

This firm has an L500 recognised Private Client department handling all matters, including but not limited to Wills, LPAs, the administration of Estates, Trusts and Tax advice; certain members in the team also specialise in charity law and contentious probate. It provides a varied choice to specialise or to "wear many hats" In handling an extensive caseload.

You will get the opportunity to be involved in different parts of the company as well, including networking and business development, as well as generating new clients and maintaining current relationships, avoiding any fears of the role feeling repetitive, constantly feeling challenging yet satisfying.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a very ambitious individual seeking the opportunity to develop their career in a Legal 500 established yet further growing firm with genuine long-term opportunities, providing an unrivalled platform to build a long and successful career with Partnership achievable.


  • 2 years PQE
  • A knowledge, according to experience, of all usual private client areas.
  • An ability to relate well and advise clients and would-be clients, some of whom will be elderly or vulnerable.
  • An enthusiasm to network and engage with introducers and develop and maintain a thriving caseload.
  • An ability to manage your own workflow and meet deadlines and targets.


  • Salary and Benefits will range accordingly
  • Flexible working policy and support, as well as remote working, were appropriate based on client meetings.
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Investment in further accreditation provided.
  • Generous staff discounts
  • Health Cash Plan

A rare opportunity for an ambitious Private Client Lawyer with 2 years PQE to join this well-regarded firm based in their York office.

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