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Private Client Associate

£45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum Excellent benefits
Scotland Perth

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

This leading independent Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a Private Client Associate (3 years PQE) to their vibrant Perth office.

The Firm

This friendly national firm punches above its weight and is recognised as a leader in Scotland across a variety of sectors. It has developed a reputation for providing trustworthy and expert legal advice for individuals, families and businesses, and the lawyers working with this firm are well-known in the industry for their depth of expertise.

Reflecting this expertise are the accolades the firm has collected over the years; namely, the multiple practice areas and individuals ranked by the prestigious Chambers and Partners.
Staff report that the environment is supportive and collegiate, and they find their work fulfilling and rewarding. There is scope for excellent work-life balance at this practice, whilst also gaining exposure to a real variety of work and clients which will create an excellent platform for career progression.

If you are seeking to develop real expertise in Private Client work, whilst taking the next step in your career with a firm where you will be valued, this could be an excellent opportunity for you.

The Role

Working as part of a collegiate team, the successful applicant will support the established and growing Perth Private Client team to service a dynamic caseload. Variety of work creates a refreshing role where the Associate takes ownership of clients and provides a range of advice on asset protection, tax and executry administration (including contentious).

Moreover, in this client-facing role, the Private Client Associate will work with large trusts and estates, support complex succession planning as well as create and execute wills, power of attorneys and guardianship applications.

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 be expected to engage in business development, and undertake work to raise the profile of the firm and grow the revenues of the firm.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has demonstrable experience in Private Client work, with a minimum of 3 years PQE experience, and preferably more
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients including high-net-worth individuals
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with clients and colleagues alike.
  • Is well organised and can prioritise efficiently
  • Has a good understanding of the financial matters pertinent to Private Client work

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join a friendly and motivated team
  • Career progression in the form of continuous professional development,
  • Exposure to an interesting and varied caseload
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package.

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.
Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.