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Private Client Solicitor

£50000 - £65000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits
Oxfordshire Oxford

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

A unique opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a Top 100 national practice who work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Commonly known as one of, if not the best firm in Oxford, they have a forward-thinking approach and have a culture which has been known to allow their employees to progress quickly through the ranks within the organisation.

The Firm

This firm is one of the UK's leading law practices turning over more than £70 million last year and featuring in Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. This firm offers exposure to high quality work and they are a leader in their field. Home to over 100 Partners, they are showing their willingness to promote from within. In terms of the areas of law they cover, they offer services to both the commercial and private clients across the entire legal spectrum.
The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. Their main aim is to attract and retain the most talented Solicitors, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, they continually monitor and improve employee benefits.

Employees are known to be very happy in their roles and they have a low turnover rate which is the envy of firms in the Oxford area.

The Role:

The firm is seeking to hire a Private Client Solicitor (Trusts, Tax and Estates) with 4-8 years PQE to join their Oxford City Centre office.

The Private Client Team has grown rapidly over the last half decade and has had growth triggered by the addition of HNW and UHNW clients. This is due to an increasingly impressive reputation that this firm gets the job done in an efficient, timely and thorough manner.

Ideally candidates will be a Member of STEP or in the process of becoming a STEP member.

Successful candidates will have solid wills and probate experience and be experienced in running their own independent caseload of files, covering estate administration, including taxable estates,

Wills and estate planning and trust advice (setting up and advising re trusts) with an interest in dealing with more complex cases.

The successful candidate will also be familiar with taxation of trusts.

Candidate Requirements

  • You will be Private Client Lawyer with at least 4 years PQE (Upper limit circa 8 years PQE, but this is less important than your background, personality and interest in the role)
  • The ability to confidentially communicate at the highest level
  • An existing referral rate or track record of retaining business
  • Excellent technical knowledge in relation to tax, trusts and estates
  • Sufficient experience to run transactions and foster relationships with their existing client base
  • You should be able to make a significant contribution to the team business development and marketing

What's on offer?

  • An excellent regional salary higher than the average in the area
  • Excellent bonus structure
  • The firm has a clear Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy in place, and it applies to all aspects of recruitment, employment, promotion and training.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor 4-8 years PQE to join this well-known national firm based in the heart of Oxford.

Apply now for immediate consideration