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Private Client Associate

BBBH43467
£42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Scotland Dundee

For Associates looking for an excited and varied workload, excellent benefits and truly warm and supportive working environment, this could be the next opportunity to progress your career.

This Legal 500, leading Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a Private Client Associate (5 years PQE) to their vibrant Dundee office.

The Firm


An historic full service Scottish firm, this business is as adept at providing expert legal advice to individuals as it is to large multi-national companies. It has been on a strong growth trajectory, expanding its reach across Scotland whilst maintaining a relaxed and supportive working environment. Staff who work at this firm stay for long durations due to the exemplary working culture and career progression opportunities.


The firm has developed expertise in a range of practice areas, receiving recognition in the form of multiple Legal 500 Tier rankings and Chambers & Partners department ranks.


Attracting some of the top legal talent in Scotland, many of the staff at this firm have received individual recognition for their expertise from the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. This is a testament to the training and continuous development the firm provides to its staff members.


The leadership team of this firm have fostered an innovative mindset, and are seeking to grow the firm's size and reputation for excellence over the coming years. This presents an excellent opportunity for incumbent lawyers to grow alongside the firm.


If you are seeking to become an expert in Private Client work, this is an unparalleled opportunity to develop that reputation.


The Role


Working as part of a highly rated and collegiate team, the successful applicant will support the established and growing Dundee Private Client team to service a dynamic caseload of clients, include HNW individuals. Variety of work creates a refreshing role where the Associate takes ownership of clients to provide a range of advice on asset protection, tax and executry administration.


The Associate will work with large trusts and estates, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and power of attorneys. Additionally, the team undertake work with guardianship and capacity cases.


Clients and cases span the full gamut of size and complexity, meaning the role will provide the successful candidate with unrivalled practical experience.


As an Associate, you will manage work load through delegation to other team members whilst ensuring efficient completion of the work to a high standard. Moreover, you will be expected to engage in departmental and firm-wide business development, undertake work to raise the profile of the firm and to grow the revenues of the firm.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Is experienced in Private Client work and is a strong team worker who can work independently with support
  • Can manage a varied case load with a range of clients including high net worth individuals
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with client and colleagues alike.
  • Is well organised and can prioritise efficiently
  • Has a good understanding of the financial matters relating to Private Client work
  • Is a member of Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification, or would be willing to become a member.

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join a friendly and motivated team in a growing firm with an esteemed reputation
  • Career progression in the form of continuous professional development, exposure to an interesting and varied caseload at a firm with a track record of retaining staff through recognition and promotion.
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits including:
      • 30 day holiday allowance
      • 4% matched pension contribution
      • Hybrid working
      • Loyalty award payments
      • Paid volunteering day



If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.