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Private Client Solicitor

BBBH22888
£40000 - £65000 per annum
Shropshire Shrewsbury

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Are you an experienced Private Client Solicitor seeking to join a forward-thinking team with considerable expertise in their field who will help you develop and grow? This firm prides itself on taking a progressive approach, giving you a springboard for success.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focussed, and everything they do focusses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They house Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

The firm are looking for Private Client Solicitor to join their busy department in Shrewbury.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked private client department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting private client Partners. The team often deals with high net worth clients.

The caseload will involve wills, trusts, probates, inheritance tax, estate administration and LPA's as well as contentious probate work, with some element of contentious probate work which makes for a interesting and varied role.

You will be a team player with strong communication and networking skills; combined with a friendly and professional approach to work and will be adept at working to targets within a busy team.

Requirements

  • You will ideally be 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may still be considered)
  • You should have a strong background in this area of law
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings

This Private Client Solicitor opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic firm in Shrewsbury is one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.