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Senior Private Client Solicitor

£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum Excellent benefits
Scotland Glasgow

This Legal 500, leading Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a Senior Private Client Solicitor (3-5 years PQE) to their vibrant Glasgow office.

For solicitors 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.

The Firm

This ambitious firm has a well-founded reputation as a market-leading provider of legal services nationwide.

Numerous Legal 500 practice area rankings clearly demonstrate the expertise this business has cultivated, and it has become a notable source of some of the highest calibre legal talent in the UK. Many of the lawyers at the firm have gained individual recognition, including many Legal 500 rankings and Chambers & Partners accolades.

Partners are known to be friendly, down-to-earth and approachable. They have created a supportive environment where employees are given agency over their work.

Clients range anywhere from families and HNW individuals all the way to FTSE100 goliaths, and exposure to this variety means that solicitors gain unrivalled experience, and are able to become true experts in their chosen field.

Due to the excellent work and support of renowned colleagues, it is not uncommon for staff who stay at the firm to progress quickly through its ranks and gain recognition internally for their efforts.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise in Private Client, and take a rewarding step forward in your career, this is a real opportunity to do so.

The Role

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

The Solicitor will work with large trusts and estates, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and power of attorneys. As well as 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 unrivalled practical experience.

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 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 relating to Private Client work
  • Would be open to training for the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification

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 and 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

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.

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