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Private Client Solicitor

BBBH33987
£32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Oxfordshire Oxford

Managing this Role

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Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113

A rich heritage, first-class work and an exceptional culture, this firm have positioned themselves as the quality, go-to firm in the region.

Established almost half a century ago, this leading regional firm operates extensively across the Thames Valley. It has a strong presence throughout the region and proudly has acted throughout the generations for local families and business clients, they receive the vast majority of their work through word of mouth and recommendation, cementing their name as one of quality. They are a family-friendly firm who promote an inclusive, communicative, and enviable culture.

The firm has an opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join the firms highly regarded private client department. The department is known for offering the highest quality advice, often acting for influential and HNW individuals.

The firm have an excellent staff retention rate and many of the Lawyers have been at the practice for double-digit years. They also have a growing number of "home grown" partners which have developed and rose the ranks within the practice.

The Firm:

This firm is a leading regional practice that boasts 4 offices across the Thames Valley area. Established almost half a century ago, they benefit greatly from their embodiment within the community with a solid, generational client base which they have been servicing for 50 years. In some cases, the fee-earners at this practice area deal with 2nd and 3rd generational clients creating a sense of client familiarity which is difficult to find it today modern legal market. What truly stands out about this practice is their sense of community, everyone gets on and there is a lovely culture running throughout the firms offices.

Meritocratic values are at the heart of this firm as they look to develop talent from within by celebrating hard work and rewarding success leading to an exciting, stimulating environment in which is reflected in their staff retention rates. Many of the partners here originally started as trainees meaning any fee-earner coming into this practice will be working alongside highly knowledgeable partners.

At this firm, you will be made a priority through their family-friendly values. They appreciate the importance of a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working approaches being advocated throughout the departments and with many fee-earners working part-time.

The Role:

This is a unique opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor / Fee Earner to join an established, leading firm In Oxford.

This department specializes in a variety of HNW matters including wills, estates, tax matters, trusts. The variety in work makes the caseload interesting. You will find a real sense of pride and professionalism in the work that the department undertakes. The firm go above and beyond to deliver a 1st class service, thus exceeding expectations. They also though believe in charging well for the work that they do, quality over quantity.

You will form a part of a team of 3 fee earners (in this office) whilst working closely alongside the partner. For the right candidate there is a real opportunity to progress. You will find that you will have mentoring from more experienced with a view of progressing. You will be benefitting heavily from this firm's ethos of promoting internally. You will also be well-supported from an administrative perspective with the department housing experienced and highly knowledgeable legal secretaries & paralegals

Requirements

  • You will be NQ-4 years PQE working within a private client team.
  • Have an appreciation of the importance of relationship-building.
  • Excellent organization skills to manage your own caseload with supervision from experienced individuals.

What's On Offer

  • The opportunity to join a family-friendly, leading regional firm with an HNW client base
  • Above market rate salary coupled with great progression opportunities.
  • Hybrid working pattern; a mixture of home and office-based work.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor / Fee Earner to further their career within a supportive, leading regional firm in Oxford.